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Name Blue Mountain Lake

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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 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 Blue Mountain Lake. Adirondacks. - Print

Blue Mountain Lake. Adirondacks. - Print

Lithograph, color print: depiction from near outlet of Blue Mountain Lake with islands and two boats, with Mountain and Merwin's Blue Mountain House left background, Holland's Blue Mountain Hotel center and Prospect House right.

Image of Views in the Adirondacks - Print

Views in the Adirondacks - Print

Engraving, black and white: Depicts nine "Views in the Adirondacks." Mostly lake or river scenes with canoes. Tear sheet from, "Harper's Weekly." Vol. 3. P. 59 Captions, "Views in the Adirondacks." Scene of open camp surrounded by nine vignettes: "Head Gates and Overflow of Upper Canal"; "Camp on Raquette Lake"; Hudson River at luzerne"; Carry at Buttermilk Falls"; "View Near Saranac Inn"; "Ampersand Mountain"; "From Bartlett [carry]"; "Mount Morris from Outlet of Tupper Lake"; "On Blue Mountain Lake [view of Prospect House]."

Image of Lake Janet, Hamilton Co. New York - Print

Lake Janet, Hamilton Co. New York - Print

Lithograph, black and white with buff tint: view of a large, pointed mountain at the far side of a lake. Small islands with trees and rocks in the water. Two people lie on the ground near the waters edge. Print found in the "New York State Assembly" Plate XIV

Image of Blue Mountain.  Middle Chopping - Rendering visible the Mountain Peaks necessary for Measurement - Print

Blue Mountain. Middle Chopping - Rendering visible the Mountain Peaks necessary for Measurement - Print

Lithograph, black and white with buff tint, of engraving: depicts a newly cleared forest with large tree trunks on the ground. Men with raised axes are cutting down trees. Forest and mountains in the background. Lithograph found in, "Report on a topographical survey of the Adirondack wilderness of New York" 1874, Plate 8

Image of On Blue Mountain. Timber Cutting For View of Snowy Mtn And Triangular Measurement. - Print

On Blue Mountain. Timber Cutting For View of Snowy Mtn And Triangular Measurement. - Print

Lithograph, black and white with buff tint, of engraving: depicts a clearing in a forest with tree stumps and men clearing tree trunks. Forest on both sides of the clearing and mountains in the distance. Lithograph found in, "Report on a topographical survey of the Adirondack wilderness of New York" 1874, Plate 9

Image of Prospect House, Blue Mountain Lake - Print

Prospect House, Blue Mountain Lake - Print

Wood Engraving, black and white: View of the Prospect House at the edge of Blue Mountain Lake from across the river and atop a mountain. Sun is shining through the clouds, mountain behind the building. Image found in "Harper's Weekly" Vol 26

Image of Prospect House - Print

Prospect House - Print

Engraving, black and white: Prospect House from the lake with a steamboat and a guideboat in front. Image found on the brochure and menu of the Prospect House

Image of New York. - View of Prospect House, Upper Saranac Lake, With the President's Cottage on the Left - Print

New York. - View of Prospect House, Upper Saranac Lake, With the President's Cottage on the Left - Print

Wood Engraving, black and white: view of Prospect House with a white fence at the lake's edge. A small boat house to the right, the President's Cottage to the left along with a boathouse. Two row boats in the center of the lake with two people on board, one fishing pole.

Image of Indian Summer, Blue Moutain Lake, NY - Painting

Indian Summer, Blue Moutain Lake, NY - Painting

Autumn landscape, few sparce trees in the foreground and Blue Mountain Lake in the background. Painted from the lower slope of Blue Mountain above the old McCullough farmhouse which was above and to the left of brook where sawmill was located.

Image of Blue Mountain Lake - Painting

Blue Mountain Lake - Painting

Scene of Blue Mountain Lake, perhaps in Autumn. Lower third of picture becomes the waters of the lake. Middle third forms the shoreline with tiny ponds indicated in the center of the composition. Green-yellowish hills near the lakeshore; dark blue greens in the higher ridges to softly modelled mountains of earth colors. An evening sky of violets, yellows and greens. On the whole the paint is applied with a good firm brush stroke making the paint obvious and for itself. LR corner has a heavy application of paint indicates islands in the lake and white caps, 5 or 6 long smears across the bluish-white waters. A long tiny dot of an island on the left. Depiction of Blue Mountain Lake

Image of Hoar Frost - Painting

Hoar Frost - Painting

"Winter, Blue Mountain Lake" (alternate title) Cold, wintery bluish whites. Lower quarter a snowy field curving diagonally from left to lower right. Good penetration of the surface above the snowy lower quarter is executed by the mysterious shadows that become lost between the tree trunks and branches of the cold snowy hardwood trees that form a pattern across the middle of the picture. One group of trees in the center dominates the composition; other trees in the horizontal pattern are the reverse of the lower snowy pattern in that they curve from right to lower left. The tree tops are light and heavy with frost providing cold contrast for the deep blue of the sky behind them. The to

Image of Geology, This Momentary Phase - Painting

Geology, This Momentary Phase - Painting

Geologic-stylized depiction of Blue Mountain Lake, chain lakes off to the left and Raquette Lake in the far background from summit or near summit of Blue Mountain. Sixth of six painting comprising exhibit "Adirondack Geological Events." Exhibit label reads the following: "The Momentary Phase... The algae have given way to spruce, the corals and mastodons to the trout and bear and man can be a time-traveler simply by reading the rocks and soil of the Adirondacks. Erosion has sculptured the major outlines of Marcy and Whiteface - and Blue Mountain. The sandy waste of glaciers has dammed the streams to make lakes and ponds, forests have followed the ice front back. The present peaceful

Image of Untitled: Blue Mountain Lake - Painting

Untitled: Blue Mountain Lake - Painting

Depicts a lake with a fallen tree trunk broken laying in the water on rocks. In the background the lake continues with shoreline of dense trees and mountains. Blue sky with few wispy clouds.

Image of Adirondacks, Blue Mountain Lake - Painting

Adirondacks, Blue Mountain Lake - Painting

In the left and right foreground of the painting is water and shoreline, center left contains large dead tree and other trees, center is water with mountains. The sun is in the distance. The background of the picture is filled with sky with the exception of the top of a big tree to the left.

Image of Sunset Blue Mountain Lake, Adirondacks - Painting

Sunset Blue Mountain Lake, Adirondacks - Painting

Depicts a lake in the foreground with forested shoreline on the right where two deer stand. In the background center is a large mountain. The sky is blue with scattered, puffy clouds.

Image of The Summer Sun, Blue Mountain Lake, N.Y. - Painting

The Summer Sun, Blue Mountain Lake, N.Y. - Painting

Summer landscape, Three birch trees in the foreground, Blue Mountain Lake and mountains in the background.

Image of Blue Mountain House - Painting

Blue Mountain House - Painting

Depicts the Blue Mountain House in the center of the painting. Blue Mountain Lake in front of the house and mountains behind.

Image of First Snow - Painting

First Snow - Painting

Autumn forest scene of primarily brown and orange hues, light snow fall on the ground in patches.