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Street vendor on Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., near Center Market, Washington, D.C.

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Street vendor on Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., near Center Market, Washington, D.C.
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division

IN CONTEXT

This object appears in the following sections:


A  Streetcar City: Washington, D.C., 1900
A Streetcar City: Washington, D.C., 1900 — City Streetscapes

RELATED OBJECTS
Center Market, Washington, D.C.


Center Market postcard


Street vendor on Pennsylvania Avenue
Currently on display
Not a part of the official Smithsonian Collection
This photgraph shows an example of street life around 1900 in Washington, D.C. It was taken in the area known as Market Square, at Pennsylvania Avenue between 7th street and 9th street, which was the largest market in Washington, D. C. There were vendors inside and surrounding the market. Across the streets or at the nearby plaza, which no longer exists, street vendors were allowed to set up their carts. Because it was in major business district, several streetcar lines serviced the area.
Physical Description
Photograph. Black and white photograph of customers at a street vendor's cart, which is stocked with produce. A streetcar has stopped and is boarding passengers.
Details
Date Made:
about 1900
Dates Used:
1900
Locations:
Dist of Columbia

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