Bridgehampton (Images of America) by Geoffrey K. Fleming

By Geoffrey K. Fleming

Bridgehampton is an engaging examine one of many best hotel components at the South Fork of manhattan. The historical past of Bridgehampton was once captured magnificently by means of studio and itinerant photographers whose paintings from the mid-1800s to the past due 1900s is mirrored right here. those beautiful photographs convey humans as they raised young ones, labored at the farm, worshiped, studied, socialized, and performed. The faces exhibit expressions of satisfaction, pleasure, and, sometimes even boredom, offering a practical portrayal of the past.

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