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Toasty Nuts: 1905

Toasty Nuts: 1905

1905. "A chestnut vender -- Baltimore, Md." 5x7 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

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Vendor's origin

Going by his appearance and attire I'd assume this chap migrated from the Mediterranean area. Italian? Greek?

Plan B

If he runs short on chestnuts, he can warm his hands underneath those prodigious mutton chops.

"May Contain Nuts"

I've been waiting years for this to actually happen.

Minstrel show

The upper left banner may be from the show 'Evalyne' by Paul Dresser.

XD

Running to the comments to see the jokes ...

A small roast (after the BIG one)

The (re)building activity in the background is presumably repairing the damage from the Fire the year before.

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