Man reading by fireplace, 1900
Photographer: Reuben R. Sallows (1855 - 1937)..Description: .Posed image of older man reading The Grain Growers Guide; Picture on cover of Guide appears to be Sallows; seated to left of fireplace; wearing barn clothes and hat; calendar on wall to right of fireplace; lamps, shells, clocks and various other little things above fireplace; Sallows imprint on lower right corner; (written on back John McHardy - 1900, Colborne Lot 8, concession 9. Taken in the old log cabin. All these antiques went to the Ford Museum). This photo is similar to 0351-rrs-ogohc-ph..Object ID : 0480-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.