Raymond K. Perry, ^1876 - 1960
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|Birth||16 Sep 1876||Sterling, Whiteside, IL [1, 2, 3]|
|Census||1880||Coloma, Whiteside, IL |
|Census||1900||Chicago, Cook, IL |
|Census||1910||New York, New York, NY |
|Residence||1910||New York, New York, NY|
|on West 127th St.|
|Residence||1918||Chicago, Cook, IL |
|at 220 South State St. (Hotel Alexandrie)|
|Census||1920||New York, New York, NY |
|Residence||Between 1920 and 1930||New York, New York, NY [2, 7]|
|at 159 East 34th St.|
|Census||1930||New York, New York, NY [2, 7]|
|Occupation||a painter, illustrator and designer [1, 8, 9]|
|Residence||1960||New York, New York, NY |
|at 145 E. 34th Street|
|Died||16 Nov 1960||New York, New York, NY [1, 8]|
|Person ID||I9412||Brookhaven & South Haven Hamlets|
|Last Modified||6 Dec 2011|
|Father||George P. Perry, >, b. Abt 1850, PA , d. Yes, date unknown|
|Mother||Sophy [Perry], >, b. Abt 1851, PA , d. Yes, date unknown|
|Family ID||F3445||Group Sheet|
|Family||Emilie Clay Russell, ^, b. 24 Jun 1873, Carrollton, Greene, IL , d. 26 Jan 1945, New York, New York, NY|
|Married||17 Aug 1907 |
|Residence||Brookhaven, Brookhaven, Suffolk, NY |
408 South Country road (Site ID Br05B)
|Residence||1945||New York, New York, NY |
145 East Thirty-fourth St.
|Family ID||F3444||Group Sheet|
|Photos||Raymond Perry Pen and Ink Drawing of the Brookhaven (NY) Free Library|
.. now in the Post-Morrow Foundation Historical Collection.
|Miller Barn, 1939|
This painting is of the Miller's barn (See Brookhaven/South Haven Historic Site Br30C). It is dated 1939. The damage to the barn may have been caused by the hurricane of Sept 21, 1938, George Miller was still active in farming until he died in 1948. Painting by Raymond Perry seem to be relatively rare. This is the only known painting of a Brookhaven Hamlet subject.
Raymond Perry had a country home a short distance from the Miller Farm.
|Smith Point Bridge|
This is a pen and ink drawing of an early Smith Point bridge by Raymond Perry. Several bridges were built to transverse the narrow gap between Smith's Point at the south end of Mastic Neck and Fire Island.
|Brookhaven Free Library, 1941.|
.. Raymond Perry painting of the Brookhaven Free Library (see site ID Br27), showing the library 1n 1941. The Brookhaven Free Library celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2012.
|Documents||Corwin Homestead. 408 South Country Road, Brookhaven Hamlet, NY.|
.. Likely built in the late 18th century by Isaac and Mary Wells, it, along with extensive farm land, was purchased by Richard Corwin in 1805. It later was the home of his son Richard Corwin (ii), and then of Richard (ii)'s eldest son, Sylvester Corwin. A portion of the present home was originally the James Homan residence, originally on the west side of South Country road, and attached to this residence about 1862.
For a time it was the residence of the artist, Raymond Perry.
This document is Brookhaven/South Haven Historic Site Data Sheet Br05B.
|Examples of Raymond Perry as comic book illustrator|
|Examples of Raymond Perry's work at AskArt.com|
.. thumbnail is of Prosser Pines, now a Suffolk County Nature Preserve in Middle Island, NY, which features a majestic stand of white pines planted in 1812.
|Brookhaven's Cultural Heritage 1890-1930|
.. Presentation given to the South Bay Artists Association 19 April 2009.
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