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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 Untitled - Drawing

Untitled - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: depicts a lake with a line of boats, mountains in the background.

Image of Ausable Chasm - Drawing

Ausable Chasm - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: depicts Ausable Chasm. Tall rock walls on both sides of a river. A boat with two occupants entering near the foreground.

Image of Untitled - Drawing

Untitled - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: depicts a woman in a dress sitting on a rock. She holds an umbrella or parasol over her shoulder.

Image of Untitled - Drawing

Untitled - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: depicts a waterfall with two fish jumping out in the center.

Image of Hudson River at Glens Falls at Bridge - Drawing

Hudson River at Glens Falls at Bridge - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: depicts a large waterfall with rocks at the edge. Land in the background with trees and buildings.

Image of Untitled - Drawing

Untitled - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: depicts a lake with tall, rock walls on the right side. The rock wall curves to the left, mountains beyond the wall.

Image of Untitled - Drawing

Untitled - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: depicts a rock wall above a hill. Sailing canoe with tent over top in a river below.

Image of The Adirondacks: Illustrated - Drawing

The Adirondacks: Illustrated - Drawing

Drawing, black and white: cover of "Illustrated Adirondacks" with lakes, mountains and forested shorelines within the circle in the center. Lily pads are falling down the waterfall in the foreground. Covered with red and blue editing lines.

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 Across the Continent with S.R. Stoddard - Drawing

Across the Continent with S.R. Stoddard - Drawing

Drawing, pen & ink sketch: drawing of an Indian on a horse looking over a mountainous ravine. Three buffalo in a "box" on the bottom. Title page for a Stoddard Guidebook, "Across the Continent with S.R. Stoddard."

Image of Untitled - Drawing

Untitled - Drawing

Drawing, painting sketch: half finished lake and mountain view with trees.

Image of Summit Rock, Indian Pass - Painting

Summit Rock, Indian Pass - Painting

Depicts two hikers on a flat rock overlooking a ravine in front of them. Mountains at varying distances are in the background.

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 Keene Valley From Baxter Mountain - Painting

Keene Valley From Baxter Mountain - Painting

Depicts a flat rock with two people standing on it at the edge of a forest over looking a valley. The valley is full of trees and mountains. In the background is a lake with mountains on the far side.

Image of Lake George - Painting

Lake George - Painting

Depicts a sandy beach with rocks and a green bush in the foreground. Trees bent to the left cover the center of the painting. In the background is a blue lake.

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 [Stoddard Sketchbook #1] - Sketchbook

[Stoddard Sketchbook #1] - Sketchbook

Sketchbook with 16 pencil sketches

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 [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: Lake Scene] - Drawing

[Untitled: Lake Scene] - Drawing

Page from Seneca Ray Stoddard Sketchbook #1; pencil sketch of a lake with two large mountains on the far shore. Forested area in front of the mountains with a small house at the edge of the lake.