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Object Name Print, gelatin silver
Other number P071618
Description Image of the corner of a building at Putnam Camp, looking from the ground up. Fence in foreground, staircase to second story porch. Water streaming out of a pipe on the porch.

"September 1900 " hand written at the top of the page.
Date 1900 September-1900 September
Collection Photo Collection
Search Terms Essex County
great camps
Putnam Camp
Keene Valley
Burrage, George
Cabot, Charlie
Lyman, Arthur
cabins
porches
Catalog Number 2005.030.0920
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.