Footage of French army cobblers at work.
French army cobblers mending boats. Location of events unknown.
Two men sit at table outdoors pounding nails in boots. A soldier comes up; shakes hands; and hands shoes to be repaired to one of the craftsmen. Then reaches in pocket to find coin; hands it over. The cobbler bites on coin; is satisfied that it is real money. Other cobbler is drinking coffee? directly from pitcher on table. Skilled workers. clothing.