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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 Canoe, Sailing

Canoe, Sailing

Open Sailing Canoe built around 1894 L:ength 13'Beam: 30"Weightt.: 69 lbs "IF YOU DO NOT SEE WHAT YOU WANT ASK FOR IT," wrote Rushton in the "greeting" to his 1903 catalog. One of the elements in his success was this willingness to build what the customer wanted. Sometimes such modifications were incorporated into his stock models, and sometimes they simply resulted in a one-of-a-kind customized boat. In the late 1890s, the entrepreneur William West Durant saw a small open canoe being sailed on Raquette Lake, "smothered in canvas" in light winds, and "in a `canoe hurricane...' under eight square feet of mainsail and a lady's handkerchief for a mizzen." This was another canoe in th

Image of Hauling Canoe Through Wilderness - Drawing

Hauling Canoe Through Wilderness - Drawing

Drawing, pen sketch: view of a man carrying a canoe over his head in the woods.

Image of Hotel Adirondack, Long Lake - Drawing

Hotel Adirondack, Long Lake - Drawing

Drawing, pen and ink sketch: depicts a lake with a canoe to the right, mountain in the background.

Image of The End of the Carry. - Print

The End of the Carry. - Print

Etching, black and white: Depicts a man (Dr. Frederick Kammerer with beard), gun in hand and carrying a canoe on his back along a stream in a forest. Open camp in background. From donor's descriptive tag: "Original sketch was from open door of "male retreat" at Raquette Lake - see edge of wood shed showing far back - water in foreground and Dr. Kammerer carrying little canoe respectable"

Image of Canoe. - Print

Canoe. - Print

Engraving (steel), black and white: Depicts a frontiersman wearing a fringed buckskin and cap in a canoe; Basket in stern of canoe. Vignette For a Bank Note.

Image of American Hunting Scenes. - Print

American Hunting Scenes. - Print

Lithograph, hand colored: depicts two dogs and a man loading a rifle in the left corner foreground. In center, a second man stands in water removing dead duck from a canoe. Two men paddling in another canoe can be seen in the background.

Image of The Hunters Shanty. In the Adirondacks. - Print

The Hunters Shanty. In the Adirondacks. - Print

Lithograph, color: depiction of a log cabin with smoky camp fire. A man with a rifle is pulling a canoe ashore. Another man is in the canoe with a dead deer. Water, forest and tall pines in the left background.

Image of Deer Shooting On an American Lake - Print

Deer Shooting On an American Lake - Print

Engraving, black and white: depicts two men in a canoe chasing a deer in the water. The man in back is paddling, the man in front is aiming a rifle. The deer is struggling to get away. Mountains and islands in the background.

Image of American Hunting Scenes. 'An Early Start.' - Print

American Hunting Scenes. 'An Early Start.' - Print

Lithograph, color: depicts four men starting out on a hunting expedition. Mountains and lake in the background. Two men and a dog in a canoe in left center. Two other men wading in shallow water, about to board the canoe - one holds the canoe, the other shouts to the others. Hound dog stands on shore. Right foreground contains water trough and pail.

Image of American Hunting Scenes. 'A Good Chance.' - Print

American Hunting Scenes. 'A Good Chance.' - Print

Lithograph, color: Mountains and trees in the background. Two men in a canoe across the foreground of the picture. One man paddles, the other is aiming his gun at a buck in the right center. A dog swims along side the canoe. Duck or geese flying in a "v" and another canoe in the background. Right foreground contains a profusion of pond lilies, and there is a small patch in left background.

Image of American Hunting Scenes. - Print

American Hunting Scenes. - Print

Lithograph, black and white: depicts two dogs and a man loading a rifle in the left corner foreground. In center, a second man stands in water removing dead duck from a canoe. Two men paddling in another canoe can be seen in the background.

Image of Life in the Woods. 'Returning To Camp.' - Print

Life in the Woods. 'Returning To Camp.' - Print

Lithograph, color: Lake, trees and mountains in the background. Two men on lake in canoe approaching shore. In the canoe is a dead buck and a black dog. Parallel to the shore is another boat (square end rowboat) containing two men, one holding a fish, the other with game birds over his shoulder. In the left foreground a hound dog, fishing pole and fish on the shore.

Image of In the Northern Wilds. Trapping Beaver. - Print

In the Northern Wilds. Trapping Beaver. - Print

Lithograph, hand colored: Depicts a mountain and lake scene. Tall trees in the left center, high mountains in the right center, lake in right center and foreground. Two men stand over a trapped beaver, one is poised with a knife. The other looks on. There is a canoe to their right on the lake shore.

Image of Hunting in the Northern Woods. - Print

Hunting in the Northern Woods. - Print

Lithograph, hand colored: depicts a man with a dead buck returning to their hunting shanty. In the right center is a log cabin with one window. In the center of the picture is a blazing fire with a pot suspended from a tri-pod over it. To its left two men (one on the shore, the other in a canoe) prepare to unload a dead deer. Water from left to center foreground. Pond lilies in left foreground.

Image of Lake Catharine, Hamilton Co. - Print

Lake Catharine, Hamilton Co. - Print

Lithograph, colored: view of a lake with green shores and a round, flat topped mountain in the distance. A canoe with three people setting off from shore in the foreground, two people on shore drawing the scene. Trees behind them, with a gun, fishing net and book in the lower left corner. Print found in the ”New York State Assembly” Plate XV

Image of New York - Fishing in the Adirondacks - Print

New York - Fishing in the Adirondacks - Print

Engraving, black and white: depicts two men in a canoe, one paddling, the other with a fishing rod catching a fish with artificial fly. Tear sheet from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, P. 61

Image of The Life of a Sportsman. Coming Into Camp. - Print

The Life of a Sportsman. Coming Into Camp. - Print

Lithograph, hand colored: depicts a fall scene with colorful trees and grass. A canoe to the left with one man rowing, a dog and a dead deer. Another man with rifle and dog, stands on the shore. Dead birds hang off his back.

Image of View On the St. Lawrence. Indian Encampment. - Print

View On the St. Lawrence. Indian Encampment. - Print

Lithograph, printed in colors: View of an encampment with tents and canoes to the left. Three canoes on the water, filled with people. Islands and forest in the background.