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Name Kates, Herbert S.
Dates & places of birth and death Born, 1894; New York, NY
Died, 1947
Nationality American
Notes Joined the army during World War I and became the first Medical Artist of the United States Army, sketching at the bedside of patients with contagious diseases. In the 1920's he and his brother climbed 44 of the high peaks in the Adirondacks. In 1922, they paddled a canoe down the Hudson from the Adirondacks to NYC which took 15 days.

He died of Parkinson's Disease.
Role Artist
Titles & Honors National Academy of Design
Education Art Students League
Pratt Institute
College of the City of New York

Associated Records

Image of Mt. Whiteface--Adirondacks - Print

Mt. Whiteface--Adirondacks - Print

Etching, black and white: view of a mountain with a tree line in the foreground.

Image of Marcy From Haystack - Print

Marcy From Haystack - Print

Etching, black and white: view of a large, rocky mountain. A man is sitting, facing the mountain.

Image of Flowed Lands - Adirondacks - Print

Flowed Lands - Adirondacks - Print

Etching, black and white: view of a lake and mountains framed by trees on either side.

Image of Adirondack Lean-To - Print

Adirondack Lean-To - Print

Etching, black and white: view of a lean-to in the woods. A tree obscures the view. A person stands in front.

Image of 'Marcy' From 'Haystack' - Print

'Marcy' From 'Haystack' - Print

Etching, black and white: view of a large mountain from high up. A man sits on a ledge.

Image of Giant Mountain From St. Hubert's - Print

Giant Mountain From St. Hubert's - Print

Etching, black and white: View of a mountain with a forest in front and a small, square gazebo to the right.

Image of Indian Pass Lean-To - Print

Indian Pass Lean-To - Print

Etching, black and white: View of Indian Pass in the background. A lean to in the foreground with bushes and shrubs surrounding it.

Image of Cold River Country - Adirondacks - Print

Cold River Country - Adirondacks - Print

Etching, black and white: View of a forest, trees are close together with very little light. A man is walking away, through the trees.

Image of Adirondack Campsite - Print

Adirondack Campsite - Print

Etching, black and white: view of a tent and campsite in a forest.

Image of Wanika Falls Lean-To - Print

Wanika Falls Lean-To - Print

Etching, black and white: view of a lean-to set among trees and up a slight hill. A man sits inside.

Image of Lake Placid Valley From Cobble Hill - Print

Lake Placid Valley From Cobble Hill - Print

Etching, brown and white: view of a valley in the distance. Trees and bare area in the foreground.

Image of Indian Falls Camp On Mt. Marcy - Adirondack Mountain - Print

Indian Falls Camp On Mt. Marcy - Adirondack Mountain - Print

Etching, brown and white: view of a lean-to on the left bank of a stream. Mt. Marcy in the background.

Image of The Range - Adirondack Mountains. - Print

The Range - Adirondack Mountains. - Print

Etching, black and white: depicts a mountain range from a high elevation.

Image of Old Steamboat - Painting

Old Steamboat - Painting

Depicts a white steamboat "Killoquoah" ocked at the end of a lake.

Image of Basin Mountain from Little Haystack - Drawing

Basin Mountain from Little Haystack - Drawing

Drawing, black and white: view of a mountain with additional mountains in the background.

Image of Summit of Seymour - Drawing

Summit of Seymour - Drawing

Drawing, black and white: view from above of the summit of Seymour. Rock cliff edge with a couple trees. Mountains in the background.

Image of Wanika Falls Camp - Drawing

Wanika Falls Camp - Drawing

Drawing, black and white: view of a log structure with open front (much like a lean-to) at the top of a hill. It's set between trees.

Image of From Noonmark, St. Huberts - Drawing

From Noonmark, St. Huberts - Drawing

Drawing, black and white: view of a mountain range.

Image of Colden and the McIntyre Range from Gray Peak - Drawing

Colden and the McIntyre Range from Gray Peak - Drawing

Drawing, black and white: view of a large mountain

Image of The Range Trail from Boreas Mountain - Drawing

The Range Trail from Boreas Mountain - Drawing

Drawing, black and white: view of a mountain range