Tending the flock, 1906
Photographer: Reuben R. Sallows (1855 - 1937)..Description: .Man tending flock of sheep in an open field; man stands in foreground, right of centre, wearing large straw hat, shirt with rolled sleeves, pants with suspenders; rail fence in background; grove of trees in distance on right; date (1906/16) in pencil and Sallows stamp in black ink on back..Object ID : 0399-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.