Aerial photograph of the International Plowing Match. Donor indicates this particular match took place on Giles Humes' property. In the photograph is a stretch of farmland dotted with tents, vehicles, and agricultural equipment. At the bottom left of the property sit two buildings and a silo. The photograph is displayed in a wooden frame and overlaid with glass. The frame itself is painted gold and pink, and each of its borders overlaps and extends outward to form a shape similar to a number symbol (#).
The International Plowing Match is held annualy (in late September) by the Ontario Plowmen's Association. Horse and tractor plows are graded in various categories, including, for example, straightness of their furrows. Exhibitors may also display agricultural products at a "Tented City".
Wood, glass, paper
Some chips of paint missing from the frame. Splattered substance on glass, likely paint, and scratched area in lower left corner.
Photographer not in current list of known Aylmer photographers
Number of Artifacts
Black and white photograph, sepia-toned. In the background of the image is a two-storeyed house, with two visible chimneys and an arched window above its doorway. In the foreground, along a fence extending from the house, is a group of people who pose for the camera. At the far left there are four women standing behind two other seated individuals, an elderly man and elderly woman. The elderly man holds a baby, seated on his lap. At the right is a horse, with a white blaze-type marking down its face. To its right are three men, all moustachioed, the leftmost of which wears a hat. Its matting is thin and also sepia-toned, and is captioned "J.S. JENKINS, AYLMER." It is displayed in a silver-coloured wooden frame and overlaid with glass. The frame is carved with an ornate, organic pattern.