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Street of Mexican Bazaars, "Olvera Street," Los Angeles, California [picture postcard]

view Street of Mexican Bazaars, "Olvera Street," Los Angeles, California [picture postcard] digital asset number 1
Collector:
Blenkle, Victor A. Dr (physician) 1900- 1978
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item, color, 3.5" x 5.5"
Culture:
Mexican Americans
Type:
Picture postcards
Postcards
Place:
California
Los Angeles
Olvera Street (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Mexico
Date:
1920
Undated
Summary:
Illustrated postcard that depicts a night-time street scene at Olvera Street. In the center is a group in folk costume: Two women curtsey, a child with a sombrero in her hand, and a man wearing a sombrero and holding a guitar. Around them are stands where people sell their goods, including food, candles, and sombreros.
Cite as:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Streets
Markets
Historic sites
Tourism
Sombreros
Local number:
AC0200-0000021 (AC Scan)
See more items in:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection 1880s-1970s
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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