wayland smith Picture

Wayland Smith was the smithy to the gods.
There is debate as to whether he himself was one of the fairy folk or not
In this picture he is representative of the working man, a figure in itself in todays society that has lost value, but here we can appreciate the full physical presence of a working man. And in modern iconography the hammer and horseshoe transmutes into the hammer and sickle of the proletariat

it is a hand-coloured black and white photograph with no digitall manipulations. i built the set and made the costume myself.
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