Dagupan, Public Market 16

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Item Details

Title

Dagupan, Public Market 16

Subject

Markets
Native peoples

Description

"Open air fresh meat for sale" From "Darkroom Soldier": "At Dagupan Market. Back in March, while passing through Lingayen en route to Manila, Hill had photographed the bustling trade at the Dagupan market, such as the women selling and buying cuts of fresh carabao meat. Now, living at Binmaley only eight miles from Dagupan, Hill regularly visited the market and recorded the abundance there: "Rows and rows of little booths where outlying farmers come in and sell their wares. All kinds of vegetables -- Bermuda onions at two pesos a bunch of turnips at five centavos a bunch. Dried corn, rice, flour, bananas, peppers, mangoes, clothing, cloth, wooden shoes, thread, buttons, snaps, needles, and fish -- dried or alive -- crabs, shrimp, etc. Ready-to-eat meals, pastries, sugar....Dick Baxter bought a water jug -- fifty centavos. Pigs, chickens, horse and carabao shoes, horse shoe nails, and related hardware. Dick bought a knife -- bargained from fifteen pesos down to nine. I got a pair of carved shoes for Marjorie, two linen tablecloths for us. One is Chinese...." ("Darkroom Soldier" caption authored by George Venn)

Creator

Hill, Fred

Date

4/10/1945

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

2010.1.1443

Spatial Coverage

Dagupan, The Philippines

Provenance

From the Collection of Fred Hill