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Photograph by:
Bayard Wootten, American, 1876 - 1959  Search this
Printed by:
Advertising Service Agency, American, 1900 - 1970  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
ink on paper
H x W: 3 1/2 × 5 1/2 in. (8.9 × 14 cm)
Place depicted:
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
early 20th century
Postcard with a black and white photograph of a man pushing a three wheeled cart. The man stands in the right third of the image and his cart is in the left two-thirds. He stands on a street corner near a house with a large porch. At his feet, in front of the rear wheel nearest the viewer, is a cat. Below the image in the lower left corner is black text "Shrimp Peddler, Charleston, South Carolina". The back of the postcard is divided into two portions. Down the center of the back is a vertical line of black text "'Natural-Finish' Card -- Advertising Service Agency, Charleston, S.C."
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Foodways  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Cultural Expressions
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture