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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 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 Mother Johnson - Drawing

Mother Johnson - Drawing

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

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 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 Adirondack Mountains, The Nations Pleasure-Ground and Sanitarium - Print

Adirondack Mountains, The Nations Pleasure-Ground and Sanitarium - Print

Photolithograph, black and white with colored borders: Stoddard photo of two guides, dog, and deer in guideboat pulled up at rocky shore. The type and photo are black, with beige moiree background, blue border, and red heading.

Image of [Stoddard Sketchbook #1] - Sketchbook

[Stoddard Sketchbook #1] - Sketchbook

Sketchbook with 16 pencil sketches

Image of [Stoddard Sketchbook #3] - Sketchbook

[Stoddard Sketchbook #3] - Sketchbook

Sketch book with 10 pencil sketches and 2 pen sketches. Tissue paper between the pages.

Image of [Stoddard Sketchbook #5] - Sketchbook

[Stoddard Sketchbook #5] - Sketchbook

Sketch book with 20 pencil sketches.

Image of [Stoddard Sketchbook #4] - Sketchbook

[Stoddard Sketchbook #4] - Sketchbook

Sketch book with 26 pencil sketches, 1 pen sketch and 2 photographs of the Adirondacks.

Image of Past and Present - Drawing

Past and Present - Drawing

Drawing, color: Central panel shows a man in a sailing canoe in very rough water and high winds. The background panel depicts an Indian standing beside his canoe in a forest setting. Original for Stoddard Guidebook.

Image of [Cooper's Cave] - Drawing

[Cooper's Cave] - Drawing

Page from Seneca Ray Stoddard Sketchbook #1; pencil sketch of a circular cave in the rocks.

Image of [Untitled: Valley] - Drawing

[Untitled: Valley] - Drawing

Page from Seneca Ray Stoddard Sketchbook #1; pencil sketch of a valley between two mountains.

Image of [Untitled: Lake Scene] - Drawing

[Untitled: Lake Scene] - Drawing

Page from Seneca Ray Stoddard Sketchbook #1; pencil sketch of a lake with a large mountain to the left.

Image of [Untitled: Valley] - Drawing

[Untitled: Valley] - Drawing

Page from Seneca Ray Stoddard Sketchbook #1; pencil sketch of a valley between two mountains. This sketch takes up two adjoining pages.

Image of [Cooper's Cave] - Drawing

[Cooper's Cave] - Drawing

Page from Seneca Ray Stoddard Sketchbook #1; pencil sketch of a hole in a rock wall.

Image of [Untitled: Mountain] - Drawing

[Untitled: Mountain] - Drawing

Page from Seneca Ray Stoddard Sketchbook #3; pencil sketch of a mountain at the edge of a lake. This sketch is unfinished.

Image of [Untitled: Mountain] - Drawing

[Untitled: Mountain] - Drawing

Page from Seneca Ray Stoddard Sketchbook #3; pencil sketch of a mountain at the edge of a lake. This sketch is unfinished.

Image of [Untitled: Landscape] - Drawing

[Untitled: Landscape] - Drawing

Page from Seneca Ray Stoddard Sketchbook #4; pencil sketch of a valley with mountains.

Image of [Lake Champlain near Burlington] - Drawing

[Lake Champlain near Burlington] - Drawing

Page from Seneca Ray Stoddard Sketchbook #1; pencil sketch of a lake with a tall mountain centered in the background.