Woman photographing dog on barrel, South Beach, Fishers Island, N.Y. Photo by Brown & Dawson, c. 1913.
Bathhouses at South Beach, Fishers Island, N.Y. Photograph by James S. Casey, c. 1895.
James S. Casey’s photographer’s stamp, 1890s.
Tug Pulling Schooner from Rocks” Isabella Beach, Fishers Island, N.Y. Photograph by Edward Quimby, August 21, 1914.
The Mansion House Steam Laundry Fire, Fishers Island, N.Y. Photograph by George L. Thompson. August 16, 1911.
Woman standing by Life-Saving surfboat, Fishers Island, N.Y. Photograph by Lawrence D. Goodell, c. 1908.
Battery G, firing a mortar, Fort H.G. Wright, N.Y. by Adelard T. Legere “The Post Photographer.” August 5, 1933.
Photographers of Fishers Island, Part One, 1880s to 1930s
The 2017-18 exhibition celebrated the work of the first photographers of Fishers Island. Some were professional, some amateur, but together they provide a multi-faceted portrait of all aspects of island life.
Annual exhibition sponsored by: