Dagupan, Public Market 17

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Item Details

Title

Dagupan, Public Market 17

Subject

Markets
Native peoples

Description

"Sorghum transferred to customer's container - Dagupan" From "Darkroom Soldier": "Molasses Women. In a letter, Hill told Martha how female vendors at Dagupan dispensed their product: 'The sugar is boiled down molasses -- brown and very thick. It was displayed in open-topped five gallon containers. Customers stuck their fingers in to sample it and test for viscosity. Customers brought their own containers -- no dipper. The dealer filled the can by handfuls.' The basket on the left holds rolls of dried tobacco." ("Darkroom Soldier" caption authored by George Venn)

Creator

Hill, Fred

Date

3/22/1945

Contributor

Helten, Paula (curator)

Rights

(c)Eastern Oregon University. This image is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution - Noncommercial - No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/). Acknowledgement of Eastern Oregon University as a source is required. For print quality images, prints, or high resolution tiff files, or commercial uses please contact the Library Director at Eastern Oregon University.

Identifier

2010.1.1444

Spatial Coverage

Dagupan, The Philippines

Provenance

From the Collection of Fred Hill