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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 Guide - Drawing

Adirondack Guide - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: backside of a man standing, pants rolled up and wearing a hat.

Image of A Foggy Morning in Camp - Drawing

A Foggy Morning in Camp - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: view of a foggy morning with numerous tents at the edge of a lake.

Image of Carrying - Drawing

Carrying - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: guide carrying a number of oars through the woods.

Image of Charlie Blanchard - Drawing

Charlie Blanchard - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: portrait of a man with a moustache which connects to side burns, hat with a brim.

Image of Blue Mountain Lake - Drawing

Blue Mountain Lake - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: view of a lake with forested shoreline to the left and a row boat in the center.

Image of Down the Raquette River - Drawing

Down the Raquette River - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: rowboat or guideboat on a river covered with trees growing over the water. People are sitting low in the boat. The oars are extended straight out.

Image of Blue Mountain Lake House - Drawing

Blue Mountain Lake House - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: view of the Blue Mountain Lake House, people on all three porches and horse drawn carriages in front.

Image of Merwin's Blue Mountain Lake House - Drawing

Merwin's Blue Mountain Lake House - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: view of a large compound up a slight hill, five log cabins in a row, one large one with a flag waving above. Two girls and one boy lying on the grass in the foreground.

Image of Blue Mountain Lake from Merwin's - Drawing

Blue Mountain Lake from Merwin's - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: view down a sloping grassy bank, past a forest. A lake in the distance with islands and mountains. Small gazebo in the right foreground, people walking along a path.

Image of Summer in the Adirondacks - Print

Summer in the Adirondacks - Print

Engraving, black and white: four scenes depicting the summer in the Adirondacks. Top image, sun light on a lake. Middle image, three men with a horse drawn cart entering the woods. Lower left, lake view from train tracks. Lower right, rowboats in a lake. Tear sheet from, "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper," P. 380

Image of Mt. Marcy From Wolfjaw - Painting

Mt. Marcy From Wolfjaw - Painting

View from high elevation of a forest with a river snaking through to a lake. Mount Marcy in the background. Black and white painting.

Image of In the Drowned Lands of the Raquette River - Painting

In the Drowned Lands of the Raquette River - Painting

Depicts a bare tree with exposed roots in the foreground to the left. To the right is a cross section of the river with roots and plants. In the background is a hill. The painting is black and white.

Image of Along the Upper Hudson - Painting

Along the Upper Hudson - Painting

Depicts a river in the foreground with pond lily's and other vegetation, in the background a grassy shore. The painting is black and white.

Image of Mountain Trail in the Adirondacks - Painting

Mountain Trail in the Adirondacks - Painting

Seven people coming down a mountain trail. Painting in black and white.

Image of Untitled - Drawing

Untitled - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: depicts a man lying in a rowboat reading a letter among the brush. Ducks flying upper right corner.

Image of Untitled - Drawing

Untitled - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: depicts three women sitting around a fire with a black pot in the flames.

Image of Untitled - Drawing

Untitled - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: depicts an old woman, arms around her knees, sitting on the ground in front of a pot sitting in a fire.

Image of Ausable Chasm - Drawing

Ausable Chasm - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: depicts a boat with five people sitting in the center and two guides, one in front and one in back entering a chasm with tall rock walls and rushing water.

Image of Untitled - Drawing

Untitled - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: two rectangular signs that state, "S.R. Stoddard / Publisher / Glens Falls, N.Y." and "Compliments of S.R. Stoddard."

Image of Untitled - Drawing

Untitled - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: depicts an interior room filled with indigenous decorations, totem poles, blankets and ephemera. Four people, man and two children sitting in the center, woman holding a baby to the right.