Tom the Butcher
Tom the Butcher is my late father. Doyla was a personal friend of the family and frequented our store, Tom's Market in Bryn Mawr, PA. The background meat hanging was our glass front walk in box as it was called. The facial features captures my dad perfectly. Tom always wore an apron and his hands were extremely large. Looking at this portrait, I feel like I am looking at my dad. Brings back memories because I was a butcher, taught by my dad. As a teenager, I posed for some of Doyla's classes. This portrait takes me back 60 years.