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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 Staets 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 The Range - Adirondack Mountains. - Print

The Range - Adirondack Mountains. - Print

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

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 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 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 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 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 '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 Adirondack Camp - Print

Adirondack Camp - Print

Print, color: depicts an Adirondack Camp with lean-to, fire, logs and lake in the distance. Cover for "The Bristol Digest" July 1949, Vol. V. No. 4.

Image of Adirondack Mountain Club Lodge - Print

Adirondack Mountain Club Lodge - Print

Etching, black and white: view of a building with a rustic porch set in between trees. Mountains in the background.

Image of Hills Rock - Print

Hills Rock - Print

Etching, brown and white: view of a two story house at the top of a hill. A smaller structure to the left. Trees in the background.

Image of The MacDonald Hospice On Marcy - Print

The MacDonald Hospice On Marcy - Print

Etching, black and white: view of the rock side of a mountain.

Image of Old Steamboat - Painting

Old Steamboat - Painting

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

Image of Untitled: Noonmark From Keene Valley - Painting

Untitled: Noonmark From Keene Valley - Painting

Depicts a lake in the foreground with a red building on the far shore. Smoke is rising from the chimney. In the center background is a large mountain.

Image of [Untitled: Tree with Sign] - Painting

[Untitled: Tree with Sign] - Painting

Depicts a large tree with a white sign half way up the trunk. To the right is an evergreen tree. In the background is a lake and mountains.