OYSTER STANDS IN FULTON MARKET.

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Alfred Waud


Oyster Stands in Fulton Market.

Wood engraving with modern handcoloring, c.1870.
Image size 6 7/8 x 9" (17.5 x 23 cm) plus margins.
Good condiiton.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 9350
Price: $65.00
Publisher : Harper's Weekly, New York.
Fulton Fish Market stands two blocks south of the Brooklyn Bridge. Begun in 1822, it remains one of the last waterfront markets still in operation. New York City was surrounded by rich oyster beds and in the mid 19th century, approximately $6 million worth of oysters were consumed by New Yorkers each year. 18th-19th Century Subjects , New York City - Under $300 , Markets and Parks

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