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Washington Rustic: 1923

Washington Rustic: 1923

Washington, D.C., 1923. "City houses." One in a series of Harris & Ewing plates documenting the national capital's poorer quarters. View full size.

 

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Behind the cart

Looks like a cannon?

[I'd say a hot water heater. -tterrace]

Did Abe see it?

Except for the later addition of a metal roof and replaced upstairs window panes, this house may have been standing when President Abraham Lincoln walked the streets of Washington City. Even the cart may be that old.

Meanwhle, in Washington DC...

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