The Onion Seller

An old lady sits on the side of the road stringing together onions into bunches to sell. Around her other traders are preparing to start to sell their wares. Where in the world is this? To me it looks like Mexico or another South American country, but I’m no expert.


Photo category
Town or City
Date Picture Taken:
estimate 1930 - 1939

The Onion Seller


This photo features in a series. Click any picture below to see it.
  • A bustling town - but where?
  • A group in a field
  • The Boss
  • Portrait and City
  • Two chaps in a canoe
  • Fishermen
  • The Onion Seller
  • Two boys looking after sheep
  • A family portrait
  • South American building - possibly 1930
  • A church in snow
  • Church or Temple
  • A crowd by an arched building
  • Market scene - Mexico 1930
  • The Onion seller - another view
  • A portrait sitting on steps
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A software developer by profession, I've always been interested in photography and vintage photography in particular. This site is one of several I run which is dedicated to film, photography and photo equipment.

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