Thursday 12 December 2019

Dutch model is American miner on Trump jobs campaign poster

trump and minerThe miner shown on one of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign posters is actually a Dutch model, website Buzzfeed has pointed out.

The poster, with the text ‘a working America is a winning America, features Trump in a baseball hat alongside a tough looking miner.

However, far from being an American worker the miner is a Dutch model named Jan Jonkhout who was photographed by Haarlem photographer Ysbrand Cosijn.

The photo is one of a series featuring Jonkhout and available via stock photo agency Shutterstock. has been free for 13 years, but now we are asking our readers to help. Your donation will enable us to keep providing you with fair and accurate news and features about all things Dutch.
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