Leatherwork – Kolkata Picture


All watch-makers in the city wanted to replace the precious leather ESPRIT strap, which had been damaged; my last resort was a cobbler who did a fine job of fixing it without replacing. This attempts to capture the unusual event highlighting three out of the man’s four limbs being used to work on a tiny element..!

(Fujifilm Neopan SS100)

Image published by Rambling Eye on 2010-10-14 10:02:23 and used under Creative Commons license.

Tagged: , kolkata , calcutta , west bengal , dalhousie , street , india , close-up , cobbler , esprit , hands , texture , black and white , film , pentax , k1000 , sunagor , fujifilm

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