Edmund S. Carpenter in the Carl Schuster archives, Museum für Völkerkunde (now known as the Museum der Kulturen), Basel, Switzerland, circa 1974-75. Photo by Adelaide de Menil.
Edmund S. Carpenter, in his New York apartment, working on the manuscript for his 12-volume survey of the work of anthropologist Carl Schuster, entitled Materials for the Study of Social Symbolism in Ancient & Tribal Art. Carpenter spent nearly two decades developing the publication, released in 1988. Photo by Adelaide de Menil, circa 1984.
The 12-volume Schuster/Carpenter survey has been reissued in both print on-demand and e-book formats. Individual volumes are available via Barnes & Noble.