Canoe girls, 1909
Photographer: Reuben R. Sallows (1855 - 1937)..Description: .Three young women paddling in a canoe with bow in lower right corner; subjects face the photographer; woman on right wears light coloured striped skirt, light coloured blouse with brooch at neck and dark cardigan; woman seated in middle wears dark skirt, striped blouse; woman on right wears light coloured skirt, blouse and sweater with black trim; all have upswept hair; treed shoreline in background; title and date (1910/52) in pencil and Sallows stamp in purple ink on back; writing in ink on back identifies subjects as Florence Sallows Saunders, Josie Saunders and friend..Object ID : 0412-rrs-ogohc-ph..Order a higher-quality version of this item by contacting the Huron County Museum (fee applies). ( https://www.flickr.com/people/huroncountymuseum/ )
At the turn of the 20th century, most cameras and photographers operated out of a studio, Ontario-based photographer Reuben R. Sallows took his camera out in his black Ford Model A truck, in a canoe and on the newly installed trains. From a collection of 240 photographs by Huron County photographer, R. R. Sallows housed at the Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol. These images were digitized in 2004 as part of the Reuben R. Sallows Digital Library, which contains over 1000 images from various institutions.
Photographer: Reuben R. Sallows (1855 - 1937)