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Old man cooking outdoors, 1910

Old man cooking outdoors, 1910



Photographer: Reuben R. Sallows (1855 - 1937)..Description: .Older man, seated on wooden pail, by fire with a cooking pot, coffee pot and frying pan; scruffy grey beard & moustache; hat at angle on right side of head; sweat-stained shirt with sleeves rolled; left knee of pants and long-johns torn; square shovel with carved handle on right; bush in background; date (1910/90) in pencil and Sallows stamp in blue ink on back..Object ID : 0365-rrs-ogohc-ph..Order a higher-quality version of this item by contacting the Huron County Museum (fee applies). ( )

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.





Huron County Museum and Historic Gaol

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This image is in the public domain in Canada. Credit to the collection of the Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol.