Eric Sloane with his father

Eric Sloane at left, his father (George Hinrichs, Sr.) at right. I always thought that, in this photo, Eric bears more than a passing resemblance to Matt Damon. Taken in 1928 at Hot Springs, Arkansas, George was recuperating from pneumonia at the time. Eric’s father would die less than a year later, on the porch of Cedarcrest, the Hinrichs family summer home on Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey. Photo courtesy of Wil Mauch, from his 2001 “Aware: A Retrospective of the Life and Work of Eric Sloane”.
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