Outdoor urban market scene

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    Accession Number: 1977:0083:0008

    Maker: Unidentified

    Title: Outdoor urban market scene

    Date: ca. 1910

    Medium: color plate, screen (Autochrome) process

    Dimensions: Image: 11.7 x 16.8 cm Overall: 12.7 x 17.8 cm

    George Eastman House Collection

    General information about the George Eastman House Photography Collection is available at www.eastmanhouse.org/inc/collections/photography.php.

    For information on obtaining reproductions go to: www.eastmanhouse.org/flickr/index.php?pid=1977:0083:0008.

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    1. sixpounder 79 months ago | reply

      This is a photo of the Ellis Square market in Savanah, Georgia, which opened June 1872 and closed October 1953 to make room for a 199-car public garage.

      More information about "Old Savanah Market" here:
      Additional images of the Ellis Square market can be seen at the following web pages:





      Anger over the demolition of the old market was a boon to the historic preservation movement in Savannah, however. When the garage’s 50-year lease expired at the end of 2004, the city voted to replace it with a 4-level, 691-space underground garage beneath a restored Ellis Square. The garage was knocked down in 2006 and new construction commenced in 2007.

    2. Jessica, Assistant Curator 79 months ago | reply

      Wonderful information! Thank you.

    3. Lú_ 69 months ago | reply

      This photograph is featured in the Indicommons.org post What’s Flickr done for George Eastman House?.

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