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One of my favorite subjects is the Erie Canal and this image of a Canal Boat in Pittsford intrigues me.  Its shows a typical boating-canal system here in New York State.   It was painted by George Harvey in 1837 of the Pittsford portion of the Erie Canal which is just East of Rochester, NY.

Click images for a larger view:

ISO 1600, F/4.5, 1/90 sec, 55 mm Lens

ISO 1600, F/4.5, 1/90 sec, 55 mm Lens

Here is an American Folk Art painting of harvesting in the early years:

ISO 1600, F/5.6, 1/60 sec, 28 mm lens

ISO 1600, F/5.6, 1/60 sec, 28 mm lens

 

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