Scenes of Carioca Life – 1910

Scenes from the Largo da Sé market, aka modern-day Praça Monte Castelo, in downtown Rio next to the Museu do Negro. Click the images below to enlarge. Click here to get an idea of the whole market at the time.

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The Italian fish guy

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Open air fish-seller, awaiting a customer because the guy next to him isn’t buying

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Complaints about vegetable prices and quality

(Source: Careta)

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