Sometimes people have photographs taken in their working clothes, or with job-specific tools. Some examples:

The Annapolis Valley was the World's Largest Exporter of Apples until September 1939, and in most years shipped more than a million barrels. Those barrels had to be made from scratch, which implies an army of coopers, woodcutters, haulers, etc. I imagine that these two are coopers:

Ox whips and hair genes

My tale for this one involves a load of barrel lumber brought to the Valley from the interior of Nova Scotia, and the opportunity presented itself to have a picture taken...


Two honest fisher-lads, absolutely Lunenburg visages:
Honest Fisher-lads