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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 1311. Hudson River, north from West Point. - Print, Albumen

1311. Hudson River, north from West Point. - Print, Albumen

Albumen print, mounted on board with red boarder. View of the Hudson River from West Point, looking over a series of canons, pyramids of canon balls and a railroad track. Steamboat visible in the distance on the river. Caption, printed on negative: "1311. Hudson River, north from West Point." with "S.R. Stoddard, Photo." at bottom right corner. Handwritten in red ink, top right corner of mount: "G.S.A. 444" with the "444" blocked out in pencil. Printed on white paper, glued on corner of mount: "895." Lengthy description typed on paper, glued to back of photograph, see image attached.

Image of 1315. Hudson River, Poughkeepsie from north. - Print, Albumen

1315. Hudson River, Poughkeepsie from north. - Print, Albumen

Albumen print, mounted on board with red boarder. View looking down the Hudson River toward Poughkeepsie. Barge visible in the distance on the river. Caption, printed on negative: "1315. Hudson River, Poughkeepsie from North." with "S.R. Stoddard, Photo." at bottom right corner. Handwritten in red ink, top right corner of mount: "G.S.A. 445" with the "445" blocked out in pencil. Printed on white paper, glued on corner of mount: "896."

Image of 1307. Hudson River, north from Fort Putnam. - Print, Albumen

1307. Hudson River, north from Fort Putnam. - Print, Albumen

Albumen print, mounted on board with red boarder. View looking out over the Hudson River. Caption, printed on negative: "1307. Hudson River, north from Fort Putnam." with "S.R. Stoddard, Photo." at bottom right corner. Handwritten in red ink, top right corner of mount: "G.S.A. 446" with the "446" blocked out in pencil. Printed on white paper, glued on corner of mount: "897."

Image of Lake George - Album, Photograph

Lake George - Album, Photograph

Photo album, red cover with gold embossed writing. Contains 24 pages of photographs and articles. Photographs were cataloged as 1991.5.1-198, with scattered P# from previous accessions.

Image of Adirondack Photographs - Album, Photograph

Adirondack Photographs - Album, Photograph

Photo Album: Oversize leather bound album containing 37 photographs by Seneca Ray Stoddard. Written on cover, "Adirondack Photographs, Vol. 1, W.W.D."

Image of 740. At St. Hubert's Inn, Keene Valley, Adirondacks - Print, Albumen

740. At St. Hubert's Inn, Keene Valley, Adirondacks - Print, Albumen

Albumen print, sepia tones: View of the grounds around St. Hubert's Inn. Large white structures with dark trim. Mountains in the background. Wagon wheel trails down the hill.

Image of 745. A Room in St. Hubert's Inn, Keene Valley. - Print, Albumen

745. A Room in St. Hubert's Inn, Keene Valley. - Print, Albumen

Albumen print, sepia tones: view of the interior of St. Hubert's Inn. Two men sitting at a table, two women in wicker chairs near the windows.

Image of 746. Dining Room  St. Hubert's Inn. - Print, Albumen

746. Dining Room St. Hubert's Inn. - Print, Albumen

Albumen print, sepia tones: interior of St. Hubert's Inn dining room. Rows of tables with white table clothes and chairs neatly pushed in.

Image of 34. Upper Ausable Pond. - Print, Albumen

34. Upper Ausable Pond. - Print, Albumen

Albumen print, sepia tones: pond with a man in a canoe near the brush to the right. His head is down, like he is sleeping. Mountains and forested shoreline in the background.

Image of 26. Giant, from Beede House, Adirondacks. - Print, Albumen

26. Giant, from Beede House, Adirondacks. - Print, Albumen

Albumen print, sepia tones: view of a grassy hill sloping downward, trees having been cleared in teh foreground. Forested mountains all around. A man stands near the center on a dirt road with a pack basket.

Image of 56. Lower Au Sable Lake, West from Outlet. - Print, Albumen

56. Lower Au Sable Lake, West from Outlet. - Print, Albumen

Albumen print, sepia tones: view of a beach with a woman and boy standing near the water. Tall mountains in the background. Printed lower left margin of image on the negative; "56 Lower Au Sable Lake, West from outlet."

Image of 37. Basin Mountain, from Upper Ausable Pond, Adirondacks. - Print, Albumen

37. Basin Mountain, from Upper Ausable Pond, Adirondacks. - Print, Albumen

Albumen print, sepia tones: view of a lake obscured by trees in the foreground. Forested shoreline and mountain in the background. Printed lower margin of image on the negative; "37. Basin Mountain, from Upper Ausable Pond, Adirondacks."

Image of 54. Lower Au Sable Lake. - Print, Albumen

54. Lower Au Sable Lake. - Print, Albumen

Albumen print, sepia tones: view of a man with a packbasket standing on a dirt road looking at a lake. Printed lower margin of image on the negative; "54. Lower Au Sable Lake."

Image of 31. Ribbon Falls, near Lower Au Sable Lake. - Print, Albumen

31. Ribbon Falls, near Lower Au Sable Lake. - Print, Albumen

Albumen print, sepia tones: view of a large waterfall down a rock ledge. Printed lower margin of image on the negative; "31 Ribbon Falls, near Lower AuSable Lake."

Image of Print, Albumen

Print, Albumen

Albumen print, sepia tones: interior of cabin with three rocking chairs and a metal fireplace. Images of lakes around the room. Written on the back, "Dining-Room / Roadside Cottage / 1887 / Mrs. J.C. Ianiwig"

Image of 36. Haystack Mountain, Upper Au Sable Lake - Print, Albumen

36. Haystack Mountain, Upper Au Sable Lake - Print, Albumen

Albumen print, sepia tones: two men in a rowboat heading up a water way. Forested shore line and mountains in the background. Printed lower left margin of image on the negative; "Haystack Mountain, Upper Au Sable Lake."

Image of Print, Albumen

Print, Albumen

Albumen print, sepia tones: interior sitting room of Sebille Cottage. Woman sitting in rocking chair near the fireplace.

Image of [Adirondack Mountain Club Gate] - Print, Albumen

[Adirondack Mountain Club Gate] - Print, Albumen

Albumen print, sepia tones: Adirondack Mountain Club gate, man sitting near by with a shovel.

Image of [Lean-To] - Print, Gelatin Silver

[Lean-To] - Print, Gelatin Silver

Gelatin silver print, black and white: lean to in a forest. FIlled with pack baskets, oars, paddles, fishing gear and clothing hanging.