Beautifully filmed documentary about the town of Island Heights, NJ, home to John Frederick Peto, renowned 19th century trompe l’oeil still-life artist. Created by Peter Slack, NYC based photographer, and videographer.
The above piece is an excerpt from Peter Slack’s Island Heights documentary. Created by Peter Slack, NYC based photographer, and videographer.
Eileen Olsen Fancher reads her story “Wanamaker’s” from her book Growing Up in Island Heights: a 1930’s Childhood. Footage from July 1938 home movie by former Wanamaker Organ Curator Henry A. Baecker of the John Wanamaker Commercial Institute at Camp Wanamaker in Island Heights, NJ.