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Object Name Print, gelatin silver
Other number P071888
Description "September 1909"
"Afternoon in Fred Lamb's camp."
Date 1909 September-1909 September
Collection Photo Collection
Search Terms Essex County
great camps
Putnam Camp
Keene Valley
Burrage, George
Cabot, Charlie
Lyman, Arthur
Catalog Number 2005.030.1193
Notes Putnam Camp was purchased from Smith and Orlando Beede by Henry Pickering Bowditch (1840-1911), Charles Pickering Putnam (1844-1914), James Jackson Putnam (1846-1918), and William James (1842-1910) in 1876. Descendants of the founders still use the camp (as of 2006).

For more information about Putnam Camp and the role of its members in the intellectual society that developed in Keene Valley, see Plunz, Two Adirondack Hamlets in History, pp. 191-237.