PORTRAIT OF AN OLDER FARM WORKER (HE IS OUTSTANDING IN HIS FIELD)

This vintage photograph features an older man who appears to be a farm worker. He has a rugged and weathered face. I believe that his countenance  projects wisdom and gentleness. It is easy to see that he is a man that has worked with his hands. His work boots are very worn from his labor in the fields. Although I am no expert at farming equipment, I believe that the tool that he is holding, is a hoe. Note the stone wall behind the worker as well as the adjacent (barbwire?) fence.  This photo measures about 4 3/4″ x 6 5/8″ and is in very good condition. The top right hand corner has a tiny chip (see scans).

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Published in: on August 28, 2020 at 12:00 pm  Comments (4)  
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  1. Wooden shoes indicates Dutch or German perhaps. Stacked rock fence with barbed wire could mean Texas hill country. The implement is multi functional, so held by a person that works smart.
    Love the shirt and vest. Very European looking.

  2. The boots look like wooden clogs. Dutchman?

  3. I dont believe he is wearing boots. They look like wooden shoes simular to those of a dutchman or amish man

    • I think you are right. That seems to be the consensus.


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