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Fiske, George , 1835-1918 (photographer)



George Fiske was born in 1835. He was the first photographer to be a year-round resident of Yosemite. In 1904 a fire destroyed his house and studio leading to the loss of three-quarters of his negatives, his cameras, his lenses and a large part of his stock of prints. Fiske died in 1918. In 1943 the remainder of Fiske's negatives were destroyed in another fire (American Photography Museum 1999).


American Photography Museum (1999), 'Masterworks of photography - George Fiske [Internet]'. [S.l.]: The American Photography Museum. Available from: http:// [Accessed 12 March 2004].