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Name Stoddard, Seneca Ray
Other names S. R. Stoddard
Dates & places of birth and death Born, May 13, 1843; Wilton, NY
Died, April 26, 1917; Glens Falls, NY
Nationality American
Occupation Photographer
Artist
Notes Seneca Ray Stoddard was an American photographer known for his photographs of New York's Adirondack landscapes, residents, and visitors. His work covers the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century. He was also a naturalist, a writer, a poet, an artist, and a cartographer. His writings and photographs helped to popularize the Adirondacks.
Publications The Adirondacks: Illustrated, published 1873
Relationships Wife, Helen Potter (died, 1906)
Wife, Emily Doty
Places of residence Glens Falls, NY
Adirondacks, NY
Role Artist

Associated Records

Image of Adirondack Lodge at Heart Lake - Drawing

Adirondack Lodge at Heart Lake - Drawing

Drawing, black and white: depicts the Adirondack Lodge at Heart Lake. The circular drawing has a brown background w/ the log hotel occupying the middle ground. The Lodge has a tower & a long porch w/ balcony. Ladies are on this porch and a group of male hunters gathers at the left. The foreground is several trees & low shrubs. The beginnings of another scene are on the bottom of the card, below this circular picture

Image of View of the Hudson Near Newcomb - Painting

View of the Hudson Near Newcomb - Painting

Depicts an Autumn day. There is a lake off to the side with mountains in the background. On the right hand side is a hill with rocks and stumps of trees. The sky is dark grey. The trees are fall colors.

Image of Mitchell Sabattis - Drawing

Mitchell Sabattis - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: portrait of a man with a collared shirt and tie, short dark hair.

Image of William B. Nye - Drawing

William B. Nye - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: portrait of a man in a suit, vest and bow tie. Full side burns and beard, short hair on top of his head.

Image of Mother Johnson - Drawing

Mother Johnson - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: portrait of a woman with a white collar and short, chin length hair.

Image of Mother Johnson's House - Drawing

Mother Johnson's House - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: house with a large porch and a woman standing in the front.

Image of Hitch Up Matilda - Drawing

Hitch Up Matilda - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: view of a man carrying a woman on his back through deep water. Two other people standing on the shore in the background.

Image of John Cheney - Drawing

John Cheney - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: portrait of John Cheney. Man with short hair and beard around his jaw-line. Three piece dark suit and tie. Written below, "John Cheney."

Image of The Adirondacks Illustrated Cover - Drawing

The Adirondacks Illustrated Cover - Drawing

Drawing, pen and ink sketch: cover of the "Adirondacks Illustrated."

Image of Gothic Mountains - Drawing

Gothic Mountains - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: view of a lake with forested shorelines and mountains in the background.

Image of Gothic Mountains - Drawing

Gothic Mountains - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: view of a large mountain beyond a field or flat land.

Image of William B. Nye - Drawing

William B. Nye - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: portrait of a man in a suit, vest and bow tie. Full side burns and beard, short hair on top of his head.

Image of Ausable Chasm - Drawing

Ausable Chasm - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: birds eye view of a river curving through a forest, locations and names line the river.

Image of Gothic Mountains - Drawing

Gothic Mountains - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: view of the Great Range of the Adirondack High Peaks, including, Mt. Allen, Redfield, Skylight, Marcy, Haystack, Basin, Saddleback, and Gothics, with forest in the foreground. The artist may have mislabeled Redfield and Allen.

Image of The Range and Indian Pass from Lake Henderson - Drawing

The Range and Indian Pass from Lake Henderson - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: view of Indian Pass beyond a lake.

Image of Old "Mountain" Phelps, His Home in Keene Valley - Drawing

Old "Mountain" Phelps, His Home in Keene Valley - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: View of a small cabin at the edge of a forest, mountains in the distance. Road leading to the cabin. Portrait of a man with a long beard and pack sitting on a rock, lower left.

Image of Mount Colden, McIntyre Mountain and Indian Pass - Drawing

Mount Colden, McIntyre Mountain and Indian Pass - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: view of two mountains and a pass in between mountains beyond a dense forest.

Image of Ausable Chasm - Drawing

Ausable Chasm - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: view of a gap in a large rock wall, two people stand at the base.

Image of Hauling Canoe Through Wilderness - Drawing

Hauling Canoe Through Wilderness - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: view of a man carrying a canoe over his head in the woods.

Image of Ned Buntline - Drawing

Ned Buntline - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: portrait of a man in a suit, vest and bow tie. Moustache growing into points below his chin.