John Constable, Britain's most famous landscape painter, painted many of his masterpieces in the county of Suffolk where he was born, and set them around the River Stour, a small but busy waterway in the early 19th century. The Haywain painting was of a horse and cart crossing the Stour at Dedford Mill. Surprisingly, this location of Constable's painting appears little changed today, though nearly 200 years have passed. Even reeds and ducks, seen in this photo, appear in the original, as does the white cottage then the home of the mill owner.

  (The original painting of "The Haywain" by John Constable R.A. 1776-1837 hangs in London's National Gallery)

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