The Blacksmith in Photographs
The Blacksmith, a Daguerreotype image.
The Blacksmith
Occupational portrait of a blacksmith, three-quarter length, working on a horseshoe at an anvil, other tools to his side. Daguerreotype, ca 1840-1860. Daguerreotype Collection, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA. (Call Number: DAG No. 1198.)

A Bick Anvil Hardie
A Bick Anvil Hardie  similar to the anvil used in the Daguerreotype (top image). Photo by David Vose