|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
|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|
Wife, Helen Potter (died, 1906)
Wife, Emily Doty
|Places of residence||
Glens Falls, NY
Albumen print, mounted. Handwritten caption on mount; "688 West from Blue Mountain Lake House." Printed lower left margin of image on the negative; "STODDARD." Three boats on beach in foreground; boathouse at end of dock at right. Yoke and paddles at base of tree at right. Hand painted letters on boat at right: "Blue Mountain / Lake House 19".
Albumen print, sepia tone: view of a cleared hill with tree stumps and rocks all around. Lake with islands in the distance. Mountains in the background.