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). ( 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.