Winnie feeding chickens, 1920
Photographer: Reuben R. Sallows (1855 - 1937)..Description: .Young girl stands, in profile facing left, in middle of field; holds black pail; wears dark striped dress, bare legs, high-topped boots; fair hair pulled back with large white bow; chickens to left and in foreground; wooden gate and line of trees in background; Sallows imprint in lower right corner of matte; writing in ink on back identifies subject and date: Winnie - Mrs. M.J. Bell, long time ago, 1920..Object ID : 0544-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.