Erie Canal, near Little Falls, New York

Object Number: 
1962.18
Date: 
1831
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown ink, and graphite with scratching out on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 5/8 x 7 7/8 in. ( 32.1 x 20 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: left, ink: "Erie Canal/View near little/falls/on the Mohawk/Erie canal/Octr 1831"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at middle in brown ink: "Erie canal. / view near little / falls / on the Mohawk -- Erie canal / octr 1831"; at lower center: "Walk in the Water! / Cap. Cody."
Gallery Label: 
This unusual view is of a canal and Mohawk River passing side by side beneath the steep rocks near Little Falls. Nine passengers are on the top of the canal boat towed by three horses.
Credit Line: 
Abbott-Lenox Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group