Image size: h 18.8cm x w 14.8cm
Plate size: h 18.8cm x w 15.1cm
Paper size: h 19.7cm x w 15.6cm
Object Type: Salted Paper Print
Inscription: pencil 6 verso
Provenance:Kath Burnett Brown purchase 23.5.1967
Owner: Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History
Object owner number: 67.172.43
Collection: Photographic History 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...