Horse-drawn wagons in front of the Center Market, Washington, D.C.

Title

Horse-drawn wagons in front of the Center Market, Washington, D.C.

Description

In 1909, visitors standing at the entrance of the United States National Museum (now the Museum of Natural History), saw horse-drawn carriages and carts, vendors, and storefronts, of Center Market. The small building in the foreground is a guard house next to the wooden gate leading to the museum.

Source

Smithsonian Institution Archives. View original.

Date

1909

Coverage

Original Format

photographic print

Description

In 1909, visitors standing at the entrance of the United States National Museum (now the Museum of Natural History), saw horse-drawn carriages and carts, vendors, and storefronts, of Center Market. The small building in the foreground is a guard house next to the wooden gate leading to the museum.

Date

1909

Coverage

1890-1919

Source

Smithsonian Institution Archives. View original.