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Image of Lake George - Drawing

Lake George - Drawing

Drawing, pencil sketch: view of a lake with a sailboat. Forested shoreline and mountains in the distance. Pine tree with large boulder in the left foreground.

Image of The Narrows Lake George. - Print

The Narrows Lake George. - Print

Etching, black and white: Map in center on which are identified ten Lake George islands, surrounded by nine panels depicting various lake scenes, white pine and pitch pine cones. Central image surrounded by vignettes.

Image of Black Mountain from Ship Island, Lake George - Drawing

Black Mountain from Ship Island, Lake George - Drawing

Drawing, pencil sketch: view of tall trees at the waters edge to the left, lake in the center and mountains in the distance.

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 Scene on Lake Luzerne, N.Y. - Drawing

Scene on Lake Luzerne, N.Y. - Drawing

Drawing, pencil on paper: view of a lake with a tree lined island. Mountain in the background.

Image of Blue Mountain Lake - Painting

Blue Mountain Lake - Painting

Scene of Blue Mountain Lake, perhaps in Autumn. Lower third of picture becomes the waters of the lake. Middle third forms the shoreline with tiny ponds indicated in the center of the composition. Green-yellowish hills near the lakeshore; dark blue greens in the higher ridges to softly modelled mountains of earth colors. An evening sky of violets, yellows and greens. On the whole the paint is applied with a good firm brush stroke making the paint obvious and for itself. LR corner has a heavy application of paint indicates islands in the lake and white caps, 5 or 6 long smears across the bluish-white waters. A long tiny dot of an island on the left. Depiction of Blue Mountain Lake

Image of An Anxious Moment - Painting

An Anxious Moment - Painting

Naturalistic depiction of two bearded men in birch canoe, one paddling, one with rifle, approaching a distant buck and doe, with forest and lake background, fall coloring. From "The Adirondack World of A.F. Tait:" Tait described this painting in his Register as Follows: "Painted from Nature - Two Guides in a Canoe, coming up to two Deer View on Long Lake looking across towards the big [Swamp (crossed out)] Marsh." Handwritten, verso "B.N. 1880/ View Long Lake/ Hamilton Co./ N.Y./ "An Anxious Moment" /"Suspense"/ Painted from nature/ by/ A. F. Tait, N.A."

Image of Blue Mountain Lake. Adirondacks. - Print

Blue Mountain Lake. Adirondacks. - Print

Lithograph, color print: depiction from near outlet of Blue Mountain Lake with islands and two boats, with Mountain and Merwin's Blue Mountain House left background, Holland's Blue Mountain Hotel center and Prospect House right.

Image of Big Birch On Sumner Lake - Print

Big Birch On Sumner Lake - Print

Etching, black and white: Large birch tree on land left with lake center depicted against background of three mountains; executed near Shedd Lake Carry. From donor's descriptive tag: "The Big Birch on Sumner Lake" The carry from Shedd Lake came in close by - no road- from Raquette - up South inlet to the S.I. Falls - there by path over hill to Shedd Lake - across to far side in round bottomed boats with salt-water row locks and oars. On far side, up over hill to Sumner Lake's north shore - by guide boat to Eastern end of lake near a little rapid stream flowed through thick, ???, soft ??? my old ???? ???? wheel of pins axle - 4 wooden paddles and 2 forked sticks. I whirled merrily (188

Image of A Northwoods Island. - Print

A Northwoods Island. - Print

Etching, black and white: Artistic glorification of Round (or Inman) Island on Raquette Lake, looking west. Canoe with three figures on right. From donor's descriptive tag: Round Island - also called Inman's Island (Horce Inman of Amsterdam, NY) artificial gas logo & divided cabins - 2 rooms - one fire place - small chinese junk. While drilling for well - one blast tore off most of tin roof of cook house! Called "Bitter's Camp" since 1905

Image of Swamp and Ducks - Print

Swamp and Ducks - Print

Etching, black and white: Two ducks depicted taking wing from body of water with gnarled and naked trees, brush and marsh in background.

Image of Dawn in the Adirondacks: Carry Pond - Print

Dawn in the Adirondacks: Carry Pond - Print

Etching, black and white: Depicts fog, trees, mist and a pair of rounded hill tops. They are reflected in the body of water in the right foreground.

Image of My Camp At Carry Point - Print

My Camp At Carry Point - Print

Etching, black and white: Depicts a camp scene with a tent and fire burning just in front. A man carrying a bucket near a river to the right. Mountains and forest in the background.

Image of Sumner Lake. - Print

Sumner Lake. - Print

Etching, black and white: Temporary lean-to, rifle leaning against one of its supports, man seated beneath it, with another figure right depicted against the background of Wilderness Lake.

Image of Raquette Lake - Print

Raquette Lake - Print

Etching, black and white: Rocky spit and shore with large tree depicted left foreground with lake, island and pair domed mountains in background.

Image of Tuppers [sic] Lake - Painting

Tuppers [sic] Lake - Painting

From a sandy beach, overlooking the lake. Three trees jut into view on the left while mountains lay in the background. Clouds dapple the sky.

Image of Raquette Lake - Painting

Raquette Lake - Painting

Tight group of three deer drinking water near lily pads and blown down trees offshore. Behind the deer the heavily wooded shoreline of softwood telescopes into the middle of the picture and is in deep shadow in contrast to the opposite shore which swings in an arc horizontal across the middle of the canvas to the right border ending in a shadowy frame reflected in the unnatural peaks and buff sky. The sun almost obscured by clouds is nevertheless seen in a fiery attempt to come thru the clouds.

Image of Long Lake - Painting

Long Lake - Painting

View of Long Lake looking south towards the present Long Lake Village between Round Island (left) and smaller island on right.

Image of View of Mt. McMartin - Print

View of Mt. McMartin - Print

Lithograph, black and white, hand colored: Pine tree and boughs frame left edge of picture top to bottom. Lower half of picture is grey-blue lake and dark smudges for boats and two people, green wooded ridges slope to the left center of picture and Mt. McMartin, a purple pyramid shape, rises into pinkish white clouds and dark sky.

Image of Distant View of Mt. Marcy - Print

Distant View of Mt. Marcy - Print

Lithograph, black and white, hand colored: Lower two-thirds of the picture are green and purple mountains in background to edge of lake in center; two low green ridges project into the lake from either side, horizontal foreground plane is dark green grass and weeds to lake edge with pine jutting diagonally into the right middle of picture.