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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • LE BALLON: 1883

Gaslight Alley: 1920

Gaslight Alley: 1920

Charleston, South Carolina, circa 1920. "Street scene with horse and wagon." 4x5 inch nitrate negative by Arnold Genthe. View full size.

 

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The image could as easily have been from 1820, instead of a hundred years later. Great photo.

Looks like Bedons Alley at Elliot Street

Looking north. Here's a link to the map and streetview:

http://goo.gl/maps/qvj7L

The background buildings and a shell of what's on the right remains, new structure in place of the wooden building on the left corner.

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