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Auction advertisement. ca. 1873. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. July 31, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll2/item/3.

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(ca. 1873). Auction advertisement. Historic Houston Photographs. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll2/item/3

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Auction advertisement, ca. 1873, Historic Houston Photographs, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed July 31, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll2/item/3.

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Title Auction advertisement
Date ca. 1873
Description Photograph of a printed engraving of an African-American man working as an auctioneer's street hawker. One of six sketches made in Houston by an unknown artist in 1873. The artist accompanied journalist Edward King of Scribner's Monthly on a visit to Houston when the city was recovering from Reconstruction.
Subject.Topical (AAT)
  • african American
  • advertising
  • auctioneers
  • peddlers
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • black-and-white photographs
  • engravings
  • copy prints
Physical Description 1 photograph
Type (DCMI)
  • image
Format (IMT)
  • image/jpeg
Original Item Location ID 1970-001, Box 12, Folder 263
Original Collection George Fuermann "Texas and Houston" Collection
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=356
Digital Collection Historic Houston Photographs
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll2
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This image is in the public domain and may be used freely. If publishing in print, electronically, or on a website, please use the citation provided by the citation button above. To order a higher resolution reproduction click Request High Res above.
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