View of the slaves market in the cathedral plaza - St. Augustine, Florida

View of the slaves market in the cathedral plaza - St. Augustine, Florida


Image Number

  • N039677

Year

  • 1893

Series Title

General Note

  • Depending on the source, the "slaves market" is also known as the Old Spanish Market, the Old Market, or the Old Slave Market.
  • Photonegative of a cyanotype.
  • A nearby historical marker later erected in 1970 reads: "The first public market was established in this Plaza by Governor Mendez de Canzo in 1598. Here, for the first time a standard system of weights and measures was introduced in this country for the protection of the consumer. On this site a market for the sale of meats and produce was erected in 1824, and in use until 1878. This structure was rebuilt by the City in 1888 following a disastrous fire in this area April 11, 1887."

Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 4 x 5 in.

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View of the slaves market in the cathedral plaza - St. Augustine, Florida
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Chicago Manual of Style

View of the slaves market in the cathedral plaza - St. Augustine, Florida. 1893. Black & white photonegative, 4 x 5 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/147924>, accessed 29 May 2016.

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View of the slaves market in the cathedral plaza - St. Augustine, Florida. 1893. Black & white photonegative. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 29 May. 2016.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/147924>.

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(State Archives of Florida)