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Image of Black Eagle Pond, Essex Co, N.Y. - Drawing

Black Eagle Pond, Essex Co, N.Y. - Drawing

Drawing, pencil on paper: oval view of a lake with forested shorelines.

Image of Trap Dyke At Avalanche Lake - Print

Trap Dyke At Avalanche Lake - Print

Lithograph, colored: Bottom edge of picture shows brown stumps, dark green weeds and grass beside a tan rock on left. Light green field behind leads up a natural staircase between smooth vertical cliffs in the center of the picture. Surface of cliff top to right is smooth tan to yellow rock upholstered with green moss. On the left is wooded down to the edge of field. Published in Ebenezer Emmons, "New York State Geological Report for 1837."

Image of View of Dial Mountain - Print

View of Dial Mountain - Print

Lithograph, black and white, hand colored: Red-brown deer standing on green edge of lake that reflects the images of green and purple mountains, pink clouds and blue sky.

Image of Scroon [sic] Lake, N.Y. - Painting

Scroon [sic] Lake, N.Y. - Painting

Primitive depiction of groups of women and children on rocky beach foreground with man fishing from boat, lake with small boats, mountains and sky in background. This scene of Schroon Lake's beach populated by ladies and children watching the fisherman and child in the boat and other activities on the lake on a beautiful summer day reflects the words of a contemporary guidebook advertising what to do while at the Ondawa House: "little steamers take on loads and the company gather to comment on new arrivals." The ladies have been identified as the daughters of General Bayard Clark of New York City. The Clark family summered on Isola Bella, the only island on Schroon Lake

Image of The Giant of the Valley - Painting

The Giant of the Valley - Painting

Depiction in heavy arching brush strokes of rising mountain ridges.

Image of Whiteface From Wilmington Valley - Painting

Whiteface From Wilmington Valley - Painting

Several houses near a meandering river set in a huge landscape with towering mountains behind the river which emerges from among trees and several houses down the canvas just above the lower left corner. The viewer looks down from off a wedge of grassy, stoney bordered high ground that breaks off abruptly as it slants from the high right side. The landscape is a pattern of trees and open fields that stretch into the distance. Upper third of canvas is open sky with a mountain jutting into the middle.

Image of Ausable Chasm - Print

Ausable Chasm - Print

Lithograph, colored: Depiction of chasm cliffs converging towards white water cataract over which ladies cross on bridge; other female figures on left overlooking pool center foreground.

Image of Russell Falls, Adirondacks - Painting

Russell Falls, Adirondacks - Painting

A mannerist funneling space. The top of the falls as well as the bottom among the rocks are framed in a halo of green leaves and trees, white clouds with patches of blue sky. A fisherman stands on the left bank of a blue pool at the foot of the falls. This pool becomes dark as it flows towards the shadows at the bottom of the picture. The artist uses considerable artistic lisence; the height of the falls is significantly exaggerated.

Image of Lower Ausable Lake - Painting

Lower Ausable Lake - Painting

The lower third of the canvas becomes the lake. Remainder of the space is divided almost equally between a mountain mass to the left that slopes down to a narrow horizontal stretch of woodland above the lake, to a mass of sky and clouds that is the reverse form of the mountain above the lake. A thin line of pine project into the sky from the right shore of the lake. A boat under sail to the left; a canoe middle left; third canoe at edge of right forming a horizontal.

Image of View of the Indian Pass - Print

View of the Indian Pass - Print

Lithograph, black and white: Two large boulders (one containing twelve, the other two trees) in the center foreground. In the upper right background is a cliff-sided mountain. In the center and foreground are mountains. Between the two boulders are two men.

Image of View of the Adirondack Mountains - Print

View of the Adirondack Mountains - Print

Lithograph, black and white: Mt Marcy, in the center is Mt. McIntyre. A view of mountains on the closer ones some foliage is visible, the farther ones just show the peaks.

Image of Trap Dyke, At Avalanche Lake - Print

Trap Dyke, At Avalanche Lake - Print

Lithograph, black and white: Depicts the trap dyke with small human figures in the center ground. It is flanked by two solid cliffs. The foreground shows various trees, roots, and grass while a mountain looms in the background.

Image of Untitled: Adirondack Landscape Near Elizabethtown, Essex Co. - Painting

Untitled: Adirondack Landscape Near Elizabethtown, Essex Co. - Painting

Depiction of mountains, clouds, ridges, valleys, with trees in the foreground. Exhibition Label: James Rosenberg fell in love with the Adirondacks in the 1880's when he spent his childhood summers hiking mountains and swimming in the AuSable River near Keene Valley. In 1923, after becoming a successful New York City lawyer, he built a summer home called "Shanty Brook" near a trout stream on the Hurricane Mountain Road in Elizabethtown. Rosenberg painted seriously most of his life and full time after retiring in 1947; the Adirondack landscape was his chief subject. Besides being a lawyer and artist, Rosenberg was also a philanthropist and writer, championing many human rights causes in A

Image of [Allen Sketchbook #1] - Sketchbook

[Allen Sketchbook #1] - Sketchbook

Sketchbook with 29 pencil sketches, 1 pen sketch and drawings of the Adirondacks and Massachusetts; 2 hand drawn maps - one of Adirondacks, one of New York-Pennsylvania border See "Multimedia link" for Collection Description

Image of [Views from Scott's] - Drawing

[Views from Scott's] - Drawing

Page from Rev. Frederick B. Allen Sketchbook #1; pencil sketch of three different views from "Scott's." Top left, Saddle Mountain from Lake Saranac; Bottom left, Mr. Whiteface and right, Mt. McIntyre (now known as Algonquin Peak of the MacIntyre Range. This is the view from the north.) This sketch takes up two adjoining pages.

Image of [Untitled: Map of Adirondacks] - Drawing

[Untitled: Map of Adirondacks] - Drawing

Page from Rev. Frederick B. Allen Sketchbook #1; pencil sketch of a map of Adirondack Mountains. Including, Mt. McIntyre, Mt. Martin, Wallface Mt. Adirondack Pass, North Elba and Keene.

Image of [Allen Sketchbook #2] - Sketchbook

[Allen Sketchbook #2] - Sketchbook

Sketch book with 23 pencil sketches, many with white highlights; 3 watercolor paintings. See "Multimedia link" for Collection Description

Image of [View Looking South From Keene Flats] - Drawing

[View Looking South From Keene Flats] - Drawing

Page from Rev. Fred B. Allen Sketchbook #2; pencil sketch of field with a fence running through the middle. At the edge of the field is a forest and large mountains in the background.

Image of [View on Lower Saranac Lake From Bluff Island] - Drawing

[View on Lower Saranac Lake From Bluff Island] - Drawing

Page from Rev. Fred B. Allen Sketchbook #2; pencil sketch of a lake with forested shore lines on both sides. Trees on the left are clear drawings, on the right just a mass of trees. Mountains in the distance.

Image of [View in the Adirondacks. (From Our Chamber Window)] - Drawing

[View in the Adirondacks. (From Our Chamber Window)] - Drawing

Page from Rev. Fred B. Allen Sketchbook #2; painting looking out of a barn. Ropes and a creel hung on the wall to the right, stone wall to the left and a barrel in the center. Beyond is a field and a wood fence.