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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 [Indian Pass] - Drawing

[Indian Pass] - Drawing

Page from Seneca Ray Stoddard Sketchbook #5; rough pencil sketch of large rocks in the foreground, the rough outline of a path leading between trees. A large mountain juts out in the background.

Image of [S.R. Stoddard, Glens Falls] - Drawing

[S.R. Stoddard, Glens Falls] - Drawing

Page from Seneca Ray Stoddard Sketchbook #4; pencil and pen sketch of the letters "S, T & D" one on top of each other. Written with embellishments.

Image of [Bird Pond, (Adirondacks)] - Drawing

[Bird Pond, (Adirondacks)] - Drawing

Page from Seneca Ray Stoddard Sketchbook #4; pencil sketch of a pond just beyond a hill with brush all along the shoreline. Mountains in the distance.

Image of [Adirondacks from Schroon] - Drawing

[Adirondacks from Schroon] - Drawing

Page from Seneca Ray Stoddard Sketchbook #4; pencil sketch of a landscape with tall brush in the foreground and mountains in the background.

Image of [Untitled: People & Landscape] - Drawing

[Untitled: People & Landscape] - Drawing

Page from Seneca Ray Stoddard Sketchbook #4; rough pencil sketch of two people and a quick landscape. Man showing his back with his right arm raised, front of person with right arm raised and hat.

Image of [The Hudson at Newcomb] - Drawing

[The Hudson at Newcomb] - Drawing

Page from Seneca Ray Stoddard Sketchbook #4; pencil sketch of a river flowing through a forested area. Right shoreline has less brush. Mountains in the background.

Image of [Lake Sanford] - Drawing

[Lake Sanford] - Drawing

Page from Seneca Ray Stoddard Sketchbook #4; pencil sketch of a lake with shore line in distance. A tall, round mountains to the left with more mountains further back.

Image of [Long Lake] - Drawing

[Long Lake] - Drawing

Page from Seneca Ray Stoddard Sketchbook #4; pencil sketch of a lake with forested shores and islands. Mountains in the distance.

Image of [Untitled: Bridge & River] - Drawing

[Untitled: Bridge & River] - Drawing

Page from Seneca Ray Stoddard Sketchbook #4; pencil sketch of a river with a bridge. Trees on both sides of the river. Faint mountain in the background.

Image of [Mt. Marcy] - Drawing

[Mt. Marcy] - Drawing

Page from Seneca Ray Stoddard Sketchbook #4; pencil sketch of a waterway with a large mountain in the background. Trees and brush in the foreground, before the view of the landscape.

Image of [Wall Face, Lake Sanford] - Drawing

[Wall Face, Lake Sanford] - Drawing

Page from Seneca Ray Stoddard Sketchbook #4; pencil sketch of a mountainous landscape with a lake in the center. Trees all around with taller mountains in the distance.

Image of [Mt. McIntyre, Mt. Colden, Mt. Marcy and North River Mountain] - Drawing

[Mt. McIntyre, Mt. Colden, Mt. Marcy and North River Mountain] - Drawing

Page from Seneca Ray Stoddard Sketchbook #4; pencil sketch of a panoramic view of Mt. McIntyre, Mt. Colden, Mt. Marcy and North River Mountain. This sketch takes up two adjoining pages.

Image of [Raquette River] - Drawing

[Raquette River] - Drawing

Page from Seneca Ray Stoddard Sketchbook #4; pencil sketch of a river in a forest with low hanging branches.

Image of [Long Lake] - Drawing

[Long Lake] - Drawing

Page from Seneca Ray Stoddard Sketchbook #4; pencil sketch of a lake with forested shore. Fog rolls in from the left and covers most of the mountains in the background.

Image of [North Hudson] - Drawing

[North Hudson] - Drawing

Page from Seneca Ray Stoddard Sketchbook #4; pencil sketch of a valley with a house in the center. Trees surround the house and fill the valley. Mountains in the background.

Image of [Long Lake] - Drawing

[Long Lake] - Drawing

Page from Seneca Ray Stoddard Sketchbook #4; pencil sketch of lake with forested shore lines and mountains through the mist.

Image of [Untitled: Lake] - Drawing

[Untitled: Lake] - Drawing

Page from Seneca Ray Stoddard Sketchbook #4; pencil sketch of lake scape with mountains on the far shore.

Image of [Untitled: Mountains] - Drawing

[Untitled: Mountains] - Drawing

Page from Seneca Ray Stoddard Sketchbook #4; pencil sketch of a panoramic view of the Adirondacks. This sketch covers two adjoining pages.

Image of [Untitled: Landscape] - Drawing

[Untitled: Landscape] - Drawing

Page from Seneca Ray Stoddard Sketchbook #4; pencil sketch of a valley with mountains. Notes written all over referencing colors for future paintings?

Image of [Adirondacks] - Drawing

[Adirondacks] - Drawing

Page from Seneca Ray Stoddard Sketchbook #4; pencil sketch of valley with a dirt road leading over a hill to a house. Mountains in the background.