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The Mercado, San Antonio, Texas [postcard]

view The Mercado, San Antonio, Texas [postcard] digital asset number 1
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item, color, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2"
Culture:
Mexicans
Type:
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Texas
San Antonio (Tex.)
Date:
1900
1920
Undated
1900-1920
Summary:
Illustration depicts a row of vendors at an outdoor market. The vendors' wares include baskets, serapes, blankets, pottery and other tourist ware. The caption describes the place as a "Mexican Market" / " Mercado, though there are no Mexicans present.
Cite as:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Cities and towns
Markets
Tourism
Architecture--Hispanic American
Street vendors
Local number:
AC0200-0000054 (AC Scan)
See more items in:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection 1880s-1970s
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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