Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Wordless Wednesday: Silas J. Metcalf - Cooper

Barrel making - Silas Jefferson Metcalf (center) - circa 1890 - 1900 Larue Co., Kentucky
Photo courtesy Lou Lucas 1998, copied from her collection.


1 comment:

  1. Great photo! Barrel making is a lost art, but still being practiced by artisans for winemakers and breweries. I enjoyed watching one making wooden barrels this past summer at the Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.