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Market scene along an Algerian street

Market scene along an Algerian street

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Market scene along an Algerian street

Market scene along an Algerian street Algeria. Date of Photograph:1895 ca

Frechon, Emile

Media ID 33304670

© Alinari Archives, Florence

Commerce And Trade Commercial Footwear Market Masculine Open Gallery Structure And Site Tradional Turban Ethnography And Folklore With Action

This photograph, titled "Market scene along an Algerian street" takes us back in time to the bustling streets of Algeria in the late 19th century. The image, captured around 1895 by Emile Frechon, offers a fascinating glimpse into the vibrant market culture that thrived within this North African city. The scene is filled with energy and activity as people from all walks of life engage in commerce and trade. The architecture of the market structure itself is remarkable, featuring intricate arches and decorative elements that speak to the rich history and cultural heritage of Algeria. An open gallery allows for a seamless flow between indoor stalls and outdoor vendors, creating a dynamic atmosphere. In this male-dominated environment, men dressed in traditional clothing can be seen going about their daily business. Their fashion choices reflect both practicality and style - from turbans adorning their heads to carefully chosen accessories such as footwear. Amidst all this action, one cannot help but notice the view of the city stretching out beyond the market walls. It serves as a reminder that these markets were not just places for economic transactions but also social hubs where people gathered to connect with one another. This photograph holds immense anthropological value as it provides insights into Algerian folklore and ethnography during this period. It transports us back in time while simultaneously inviting us to contemplate how much has changed since then. Emile Frechon's skillful composition captures not only a moment frozen in time but also evokes curiosity about what stories lie behind each face present on that busy street corner.

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