Contributed by Maine State Museum
Fishermen in dories arrive at Fish Beach on Monhegan, while a visitor (possibly an artist) awaits them holding an early film camera. Structures seen in the background include a side wall of William Studley's Fish House, Trefethren Store attached to George Trefethren's Fish House, and a corner of the Horn Fish House (1781).
The photograph is by marine artist Eric Hudson who was born in Boston and educated at Chauncey-Hall. He moved to Monhegan Island in 1898 and began photographing and painting all aspects of Island life.
About This Item
- Title: Fishermen arriving at Fish Beach, Monhegan, ca. 1898
- Creator: Hudson, Eric
- Creation Date: circa 1898
- Subject Date: circa 1898
- Town: Monhegan
- County: Lincoln
- State: ME
- Media: Glass Negative
- Local Code: 18.104.22.168
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Fishing boats--Maine--Monhegan
- Fishing--Equipment and supplies
- Stores & shops--Maine--Monhegan
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Maine State Museum, 83 state house station, Augusta, ME 04333
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