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A cobbler mending shoes

A cobbler mending shoes


An occupational carte-de-visite portrait of a cobbler at work mending shoes, surrounded by the tools of his trade. Also a part of the composition is his cage bird and some theatre bills, one of them advertising an appearance by the Matthews Brothers Minstrels.

Photographed by Thomas Charles Bridges of 72 Barkerend Road, Bradford [Yorkshire]
 

Code: 125014
 
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