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Postcard of a fish dealer

Smithsonian Institution,


Postcard of a tinted black and white photograph of a man selling fish out of a wheeled cart on a street. The man stands on the right side of the image with his right hand on the card. In his left hand he holds a large fish. The cart is in the lower half of the image, centrally located. In the background on the left side in the upper left quadrant is a building under construction. In the upper right corner is printed text in black "The Fish Dealer." In the lower right corner is additional text in black listing the copyright date and holders "Copyright 1909 by / E.S. Blakely & / F. H. Hearan." The back of postcard is divided into two sections by black text in the top center reading "POST CARD / THIS SPACE FOR CORRESPONDENCE / THIS SPACE FOR ADDRESS ONLY." In the top right corner is text in black "PLACE STAMP HERE."
Medium: ink on paper
Dimensions: H x W: 5 3/8 × 3 3/8 in. (13.7 × 8.6 cm)
Object number: 2015.37.1
Credit Line: Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Photograph by: E.S. Blakely, American, born 1864
Distributed by: Frank H. Hearan, American, born 1867
Place: Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Data Source: National Museum of African American History and Culture


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ARGOMENTI : # in Società e scienze sociali / Società e cultura / Gruppi sociali / Studi etnografici / Minoranze etniche e multiculturalismo
PAESI : Massachusetts / USA (Stati Uniti d'America)
TAG : tag: postcards , African American , Cooking and dining , Foodways