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Photographic Travels of Reuben R. Sallows
Reuben R. Sallows Gallery
Goderich , Ontario

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of humour. In one example, of
a couple in love, she is in
the long skirts of the 1900s,
balanced upon his knee, her
hand on the wooden pole of a
milk churn while a mouse
steals a lap of milk from a
saucer set out for the cat.
Sallows sold such romantic
views to publications like

Collierís, newspapers and
postcard publishers. His
government contracts demanded
a more realistic, still
optimistic, capture of life
on the newly developing
Prairies and fruitlands of
southwestern Ontario. His
versatility at both setting a
scene and capturing a moment

made him an excellent
freelance photographer in an
age when such a concept was
barely emerging. To be a
photographer between 1881 and
1937 was to be a scientist,
savvy businessman and artist.
Reuben R. Sallows was all
three.
   The Photographic Travels

of Reuben R. Sallows whisk
you around Canada, when the
forests were endless, the
deer plentiful and the future
full of unimagined
possibilities. Meet the man
behind the camera and travel
with him to times lost. See
with your own eyes the
lumberjacks who cleared

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