Image size: h 18.9cm x w 15.1cm
Paper size: h 19.7cm x w 16.0cm
Object Type: Salted Paper Print
Provenance:Matilda Talbot 1934
Owner: National Science and Media Museum
Object owner number: 1937-2500
Collection: Science Museum Collection
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The sitter in this rustic composition is possibly a gamekeeper. The grinding wheel nearby was probably used to sharpen tools and knives. The circular image pattern, similar to vignetting, is caused by the optics of the camera lens coverage.
Man with a crutch beside a grind...