Causse Noir, France - A Sabot Maker at Work, Mayueis, About 1898

A sabot maker at work in Mayueis, France, a village near the Causse Noir. The man is wearing a hat and an apron and carving two shoes on top of a log table. Two finished pairs of sabots, a type of wooden shoe, hang on the wooden doors on either side. Other carving tools are stuck into a log in the foreground. The Causse Noir is a black limestone plateau containing many caves and jagged cliffs formed by erosion that today is a national park, (1898).
Date Original
circa 1898
New York State Archives. New York (State). Education Dept. Division of Visual Instruction. Instructional lantern slides, ca. 1856-1939. A3045-78, A5057.
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