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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 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 [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 [Untitled: Man and guideboat] - Drawing

[Untitled: Man and guideboat] - Drawing

Page from Rev. Frederick B. Allen Sketchbook #4; pencil sketch of two scenes. To the left, a man sitting near a guideboat perched vertically. To the right, the profile of a man in a hat.

Image of [Untitled] - Drawing

[Untitled] - Drawing

Page from Rev. Frederick B. Allen Sketchbook #4; pencil sketch of a man holding a canoe over his head. He is standing in a forest.

Image of [Above Little Falls] - Drawing

[Above Little Falls] - Drawing

Page from Rev. Frederick B. Allen Sketchbook #5; pencil sketch of a river with a canoe on the shore in the right foreground. The shore line has a dense forest on both sides.

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 West Mountain from Bennett's Hotel, Raquette Lake, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

West Mountain from Bennett's Hotel, Raquette Lake, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Collotype

Collotype, black and white: view of a lake with mountains and forested shores in the background. In the foreground, a canoe with two people and a large boat with a steam pipe on the top. A dock in the lower left corner.

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 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 A Good Specimen of the Adirondack Deer - Postcard

A Good Specimen of the Adirondack Deer - Postcard

Colored postcard depicting deer hanging from rustic garage.

Image of Bathing Beach-Limekiln Lake-Adirondacks - Postcard

Bathing Beach-Limekiln Lake-Adirondacks - Postcard

Half-tone color postcard with a white border and divided back. A canoe is beached in the forground.

Image of Camp Scene in the Adirondacks - Postcard

Camp Scene in the Adirondacks - Postcard

Colored postcard of men standing by their tents on the shoreline, canoes beached beside them. Titled: "Camp Scene in the Adirondacks".

Image of In the Adirondacks - Postcard

In the Adirondacks - Postcard

Colored postcard on men camping on the shoreline, canoes are beached beside them. Titled: "In the Adirondacks"

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 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 Moonlight on Fourth Lake, Adirondacks, N.Y.  - Postcard

Moonlight on Fourth Lake, Adirondacks, N.Y. - Postcard

Half-tone, color postcard with white border and divided back. Two people in a canoe in the foreground with a large island in the distance.