Photographing Jonathan Miller, date unknown
Photographer: Reuben R. Sallows (1855 - 1937)..Description: .Woman standing, facing left, taking photograph of large man seated; man on left wears dark vest, pants, bow tie, white shirt, pocket watch chain, seated on wooden chair, facing right; woman wears white floral dress, upswept hair, stands facing left, holds camera at waist; orchard in background on right; road extends from lower right corner to upper left quadrant; Sallows imprint in lower right corner of matte; writing on bottom identifies subject: Jonathan Miller, the largest man in Huron County, died November 8, 1909; may be cross-referenced with other photographs of subject identifiers: 0333-rrs-ogohc-ph and 0523-rrs-ogohc-ph..Object ID : 0524-rrs-ogohc-ph..View additional photographs by Sallows that are held in other collections at the Reuben R. Sallows Digital Library. ( http://www.sallowsgallery.ca/ ) ..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.