Waffle Vendor on the Mall

Title

Waffle Vendor on the Mall

Description

Much like the food trucks that line the Mall today, food wagons in the late 1800s catered to office workers and tourists. Here a wagon offering "Hot Waffles 6 for 5c" sits on the Mall near the southside of the Treasury Department building.

Source

Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. View Original.

Date

04/22/1889

Coverage

Original Format

Photographic Print

Description

Much like the food trucks that line the Mall today, food wagons in the late 1800s catered to office workers and tourists. Here a wagon offering "Hot Waffles 6 for 5c" sits on the Mall near the southside of the Treasury Department building.

Creator

Uriah Hunt Painter (photographer)

Date

04/22/1889

Coverage

1860-1889

Source

Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. View Original.