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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Tin Smith at Old SturbridgeVillage

Exploring the Tin Shop at Old Sturbridge Village. The Tim Smith Historian at work in the reconfigured early 1800s shed. He works with hand tools and machines that were new during the 19th century. These machines turned tinplate, made grooves and folds, and inserted wire, increasing a shop’s production.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Sturbridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D5100
Copyright: © karen manning