Oiling motor vehicle, date unknown
Photographer: Reuben R. Sallows (1855 - 1937)..Description: .Old man with bushy beard, facing left, with head turned to camera; he stands in front of a car with its hood open and engine revealed; he wears white shirt with dark vest, holds oil can in right hand that rests atop headlight of car; trees in background; Sallow imprint in lower left corner of matte..Object ID : 0483-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.