This wonderful early color (or possibly tinted) photograph set in an old blacksmith shop is by the famous
Underwood and Underwood
photo studio known best for their stereographic images.
Acording to the Kansas State Historical Society
After their move to New York, Underwood and Underwood began making its own stereoscopic photographs and in 1896 commenced selling news photos to newspapers and magazines.
. . .
An army of freelance news photographers was fielded and newspaper and magazine publishers seeking to break away from traditional line drawings and wood cut illustrations clamored for Underwood and Underwood prolific output. Around 1904 they set up a sales agency that would virtually dominate the news photo field for the next 30 years.
Learning metalworking, metalcraft.
Metal trade education. Hobbysmith.
Fronticepiece and Title Fronticepiece, 'Even a Boy Can Learn How to Make a Horseshoe', Underwood and Underwood, photographers, 1911, blacksmith shop, bellows, forge, anvil, hammer