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Bluff Point Painting
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Bluff Point
Unknown Artist, Oil on Board, 1897

Keuka Lake was once called "Crooked Lake" due to its distinctive wishbone shape. It is famous for fishinbg and other outdoor recreation. It is the home of several wineries and Keuka Lake State Park.

About the Artist: No information about the artist exists. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Letchworth Middle and Upper Falls, Genesee River Gorge Painting
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Letchworth Middle and Upper Falls, Genesee River Gorge
Anna Gleason, Oil on Canvas, 1860-1870
On loan from NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation/Letchworth State Park

Letchworth State Park is known as the “Grand Canyon of the East” and contains the highest waterfall in New York State.

About the Artist: Anna Gleason was a member of the “Nameless,” a group of artistic friends of William P. Letchworth, the patron of what would become Letchworth State Park. These friends often visited Glen Iris, Mr. Letchworth’s home (now an inn at the park) to paint and write.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

The Steamboat Painting
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The Steamboat "Joseph Wood" on Canandaigua Lake
Artist Unknown, Oil on Canvas, ca. 1855-1863 
On loan from the Ontario County Historical Society and Museum

Steamboats operated on Canandaigua Lake from 1825 to 1937 and helped ferry thousands of tourists each year around the Finger Lakes region.

About the Artist: No information about the artist exists.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Upper Falls of the Genesee River Painting
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Upper Falls of the Genesee River 
J. Jackson, Oil on Canvas, 1858
On loan from the Rochester Historical Society

Rochester was one of America’s first “boomtowns,” experiencing extraordinary growth in the 19th century. Beginning in the early 20th century it became and remains a center of high technology.

About the Artist: No information about the artist exists.