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Name Keene Valley

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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 [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 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.

Image of [Spread Eagle Mountain, Keene Valley, Adirondacks] - Drawing

[Spread Eagle Mountain, Keene Valley, Adirondacks] - Drawing

Page from George Sawyer Sketchbook #2; black and white sketch of a barn in a field with a wide open door and a bare tree to the left. In the background are three mountains.

Image of [Keene Valley, Adirondacks] - Drawing

[Keene Valley, Adirondacks] - Drawing

Page from George Sawyer Sketchbook #2; black and white sketch of a valley with mountains in the distance. A road in the foreground with a wooden fence running along both sides.

Image of [Clifford Falls, Keene Valley] - Drawing

[Clifford Falls, Keene Valley] - Drawing

Page from George Sawyer Sketchbook #2; black and white sketch of a waterfall over a rock ledge. The waterfall is surrounded by trees and under a bridge.

Image of Top of Giant's Leap, Adirondacks - Painting

Top of Giant's Leap, Adirondacks - Painting

Massive downward sloping rock cliff topped with trees with high domed mountain in background. James D. Smillie dated and described these paintings in his diary. The watercolor is dated October 1, 1869, and his diary describes his activities on that date and the days preceding it as he produced this work of art. He noted as early as August 21 that he was beginning a watercolor study of this size and described the "trees and rock" and "the rock masses, fractures and colors" that interested him. The oil-dated September 30, 1869-corresponds to a diary entry that states: "Charming day. Clear + very warm. . . . I went up the Pine Bridge Ravine, getting to work about 9 o'clk on oil sketch until 4

Image of Hotel Crawford, The Adirondacks, Keene Valley, N.Y. - Postcard

Hotel Crawford, The Adirondacks, Keene Valley, N.Y. - Postcard

Halftone color postcard with a divided back. Printed in Great Britain. View of the Hotel Crawford, a small gazebo on the lawn in the foreground.

Image of Lower Au Sable Lake, Adirondack Mts, N.Y.  - Postcard

Lower Au Sable Lake, Adirondack Mts, N.Y. - Postcard

Halftone color postcard. Scene overlook part of Ausable Lake with several mountains in the distance. Large pine trees in the foreground partially block view of lake. Mountains are labeled on the card, from left to right: Skylight, Marcy, Haystack, Basin, Saddleback, Gothic.

Image of Lower Ausable Lake, Keene Valley, In The Adirondacks, N.Y.  - Postcard

Lower Ausable Lake, Keene Valley, In The Adirondacks, N.Y. - Postcard

Halftone, linen textured, color postcard. Scene overlooking Ausable Lake. Mountains surrounded lake are labled on the card, from left to right: Indian Head, Mt. Colvin, part of Sawtooth Mt.

Image of The Giant (4622 ft.) as seen from St. Hubert's (Ausable Lake Club), Keene Valley, N.Y., Adirondack Mts. - Postcard

The Giant (4622 ft.) as seen from St. Hubert's (Ausable Lake Club), Keene Valley, N.Y., Adirondack Mts. - Postcard

Halftone color postcard with a white border and divided back. View of Giant Mountain from the golf course at the Ausable Lake Club in Keene, Valley at sunset. American flag in the distance on the far right.

Image of Lower Ausable Lake, Keene Valley, In The Adirondacks, N.Y.  - Postcard

Lower Ausable Lake, Keene Valley, In The Adirondacks, N.Y. - Postcard

Halftone color postcard. Scene overlooking Ausable Lake. Mountains surrounded lake are labled on the card, from left to right: Indian Head, Mt. Colvin, part of Sawtooth Mt.

Image of Untitled: Wood Scene - Painting

Untitled: Wood Scene - Painting

Woods, trees and undergrowth with large tree trunk standing right center foreground, smaller trees toward background. Dominance of brown, green and yellow.

Image of The Tahawus House, Keene Valley, N.Y. - Postcard

The Tahawus House, Keene Valley, N.Y. - Postcard

Green-tinted postcard with a white border and an undivided back. Three quarter view of the Tahawus House, as seen from the road.

Image of The Adirondack Mountains, Near Elizabethtown, Essex Co., N.Y. - Painting

The Adirondack Mountains, Near Elizabethtown, Essex Co., N.Y. - Painting

Mountain scene of a large valley. Foreground; left: fields and fences, center: two logs with two men one sitting, other with axe, right: field and large trees. Mountains and valley with a number of buildings in the center. Background depicts a darkened sky with mountains to the right and a patch of golden sunlight. John Henry Dolph ranked among the most important American painters at the turn of the nineteenth century. His fame was based on his highly detailed and often humorous depictions of animals, his primary subject after 1875. This attention to characteristics of breed also made him a sought-after portrait painter. He was elected to the National Academy of Design in 1898 where, am

Image of The Farm - South End, Putnam Camp - Drawing

The Farm - South End, Putnam Camp - Drawing

Drawing, pencil sketch: depicts a farmhouse with a large porch.

Image of Smith  Beede's Hotel, Keene Valley, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

Smith Beede's Hotel, Keene Valley, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

Collotype, black and white: view of a large white house with two floors and a tower in the center. Tall mountains behind the house.

Image of The Camp and Noonmark, Putnam Camp - Drawing

The Camp and Noonmark, Putnam Camp - Drawing

Drawing, pencil sketch: view of a rustic building with porch in front of a large mountain, set in the woods.

Image of The Farmhouse, Putnam Camp - Drawing

The Farmhouse, Putnam Camp - Drawing

Drawing, pencil sketch: depicts a farmhouse at the edge of a forest.

Image of The Bungalow, Putnam Camp - Drawing

The Bungalow, Putnam Camp - Drawing

Drawing, pencil sketch: depicts a rustic building with porch at the edge of a forest, another house to the left.