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Image of [Mill and Paddle Wheel] - Print

[Mill and Paddle Wheel] - Print

Lithograph, color print: depicts a mill and paddle wheel with water coming over the falls, but not over the paddle wheel. On the right, there is another house. In the foreground a man and woman, both with oars are getting into a boat. The moon's reflection shows in a pool to the people's right.

Image of Canoe

Canoe

Strip-built open paddling canoe with yoke. Length: 11'11", Beam: 28 3/4" Weight: 40 lbs The noted New York physician Arpad Gerster used this boat for solo trips through the Adirondacks from bases at his camps on Raquette Lake and Long Lake. He took to the waterways alone to avoid the "annoyance...suffered through the impatience of the guides, who were always in a `stew' to reach the next hotel on the route, where `grub' was awaiting them." His kit included a tent of raw China Silk and a fly made by David Abercrombie, a pair of Jaeger blankets, an air pillow, a two-pound ax, a sheath knife, a rifle, and a cooking kit of aluminum. "In 1888 aluminum was a precious metal; but, undaun

Image of Canoe, Sailing

Canoe, Sailing

Open sailing canoe with floorboards and Radix centerboard. Cedar planking, varnished inside and out. Two sets of seat cleats. No seats. Mast holes in both decks but no sailing hardware or rig. Length: 13' 1"B:eam 31"Wteigh: 57 lbs Built by J.H. Rushton, Canton, 1883 When Arpad Gerster ordered this boat from J.H. Rushton, the sailing canoes popular with most canoeists had much longer decks, leaving only a five- or six-foot-long cockpit in which the skipper sat. An open boat like this one was lighter. This one has copper flotation tanks fore and aft which helped offset the dangers of swamping. It was paddled with a double-bladed paddle and had two "modified Bailey" sails, a type

Image of Marsh and Boat - Print

Marsh and Boat - Print

Etching, black and white: Marsh depicted with figure in small rowboat in the lower left corner, water, grass, brush and trees in background.

Image of Racquette River - Drawing

Racquette River - Drawing

Drawing, blue, black and white wash on bluish paper: depiction of two figures in guideboat near bend of river, fir trees on either side, high domed mountain in background.

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 [2nd Camp. Roger's Brook] - Drawing

[2nd Camp. Roger's Brook] - Drawing

Page from Rev. Fred B. Allen Sketchbook #2; pencil sketch of a campsite at the edge of a lake. A boat is pulled up on the shore. The camp is set up on a hill. Fishing poles, a lean -to, a tent and four people can be seen in the camp.

Image of [Allen Sketchbook #3] - Sketchbook

[Allen Sketchbook #3] - Sketchbook

Sketchbook with 31 pencil sketches and drawings, many with white highlights; Adirondack & Pennsylvania; Pasted to inside back cover is an engraving "Upper Ausable Lake" after George Smillie by R.S. Bross. See "Multimedia link" for Collection Description

Image of [Upper Ausable Lake, Looking NE] - Drawing

[Upper Ausable Lake, Looking NE] - Drawing

Page from Rev. Frederick B. Allen Sketchbook #3; pencil sketch of a man rowing a boat into a lake. There are mountains on both sides of the lake.

Image of [Upper Ausable Lake] - Drawing

[Upper Ausable Lake] - Drawing

Page from Rev. Frederick B. Allen Sketchbook #3; copy of an engraving by George Smillie. Depicts a lake with a boat in the distance. Mountains and trees in the background.

Image of [Gothic Mountains.  Upper Ausable Lake] - Drawing

[Gothic Mountains. Upper Ausable Lake] - Drawing

Page from Rev. Frederick B. Allen Sketchbook #3; pencil sketch of a lake scene with one man, three women and one child sitting in a boat. Large mountains in the background.

Image of [Allen Sketchbook #4] - Sketchbook

[Allen Sketchbook #4] - Sketchbook

Sketchbook with 27 pencil sketches and drawings, many with white highlights. See "Multimedia link" for Collection Description

Image of [Father & Daniels] - Drawing

[Father & Daniels] - Drawing

Page from Rev. Frederick B. Allen Sketchbook #4; pencil sketch of a boat with a man holding an umbrella and another man rowing. Mountains in the background.

Image of [Untitled: Lake Scene with Boat] - Drawing

[Untitled: Lake Scene with Boat] - Drawing

Page from Rev. Frederick B. Allen Sketchbook #4; pencil sketch of a boat pulled onto shore of a large lake. Front left is a large tree. In the background a small mountain and forested shore.

Image of [Untitled: Girl and Boat] - Drawing

[Untitled: Girl and Boat] - Drawing

Page from Rev. Frederick B. Allen Sketchbook #4; pencil sketch of a little girl in a dress and sun hat sitting on a beach near a wooden boat.

Image of [Tomah Stream] - Drawing

[Tomah Stream] - Drawing

Page from Rev. Frederick B. Allen Sketchbook #5; pencil sketch of two men fishing from a birchbark canoe. The man in back is holding a paddle, the man in front is fishing. The location is Tomah Stream, a tributary of the St. Croix River, Maine.

Image of [Indian Village] - Drawing

[Indian Village] - Drawing

Page from Rev. Frederick B. Allen Sketchbook #5; pencil sketch of a steamboat in the middle of the water heading away from the canvas. In the background a town can be seen on the right bank of the water.

Image of [Campabello [sic] Island Opposite East Port] - Drawing

[Campabello [sic] Island Opposite East Port] - Drawing

Page from Rev. Frederick B. Allen Sketchbook #5; pencil sketch of a lake with a large, rocky island in the center. A sailboat in front of the island.

Image of [Oak Bay, New Brunswick] - Drawing

[Oak Bay, New Brunswick] - Drawing

Page from Rev. Frederick B. Allen Sketchbook #5; pencil sketch of a bay with forested shore lines. A boat is coming from the right.

Image of [West Quoddy Head] - Drawing

[West Quoddy Head] - Drawing

Page from Rev. Frederick B. Allen Sketchbook #5; pencil sketch of an island with high cliffs. A large sailboat with three sails in front.