Mounted photograph of the Randolph Street Market in Chicago, IL. Image is screened onto a black wooden box frame with a metal wire on the back for hanging. Also stuck on the back of the fram is a card, which appears to be an exhibition label, that reads "Randolph Street Market Chicago, IL Photo purchased by the Hellenic museum from the collection of David R. Phillips" The image depicts a busy market with dozens of horse-drawn carts fill with mechandise to sell.
The David R Phillips Collection is one of the world's largest private archives of historically important photographs. This collection of historical Chicago photographs contains more than 2,000 unique Chicago images from the 1860s to the 1970s. Unlike other collections, each of these photos are taken from the original glass or film negatives. Each of these unique and artistic views were taken by the period’s finest photographers. The collection consists of old and rare black and white Chicago images illustrating the city’s street scenes and marvelous architecture.
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Photograph, 1860 – 1970, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/10457. Accessed 06/23/21.