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Saloons [albumen stereograph], ca. 1870s

Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
Silver albumen on paper, mounted
1 item
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Photographs
Stereographs
Date:
1870
1880
ca 1870s
1870-1880
1880-1900
Summary:
G. A. Keyes Oyster Saloon (front exterior with sign, plus additional sign: "Oysters / hot coffee / cold meats / &c"), on unidentified street, by an unidentified photographer. In front of the "saloon" a young African American boy (or man) sits on a cart hitched to a bull, who is also resting. Other figures nearby include several wearing top hats, and two other African American figures are sitting on a doorstep. Orange mount, pink on verso. Pencil on verso: "Polatka Express."
Cite as:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Restaurants
Oysters
Local number:
04006088.tif (AC Scan No. for Keyes' Oyster Bar)
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana ca. 1724-1977
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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