Lower East Side, Turn Of The Century Lewis Hine Collection/New York Public Library Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Related 13 thoughts on “Lower East Side, Turn Of The Century” Add yours Awesome photo! I wonder why the lady was sitting in a chair?! Maybe she was just tired! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply That was my first question, too. It seems very intentional but also precarious. Maybe she couldn’t breathe in her corset. LikeLike Reply You can tell the bank robber to her left was thinking the same thing and happy he didn’t have to wear one! LikeLiked by 1 person Ha ha! LikeLike What was the guy selling out of that cart? Too big for peanuts; too small for potatoes. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I think we can rule out chestnuts and macadamias. Probably jumbo couscous. It pairs well with gefilte fish. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Takes a lot of matzoh balls to make a comment like that. LikeLiked by 1 person Thanks a latke! LikeLike All I can think of is how fragrant the street must have been in the summertime. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply That’s a nice euphemism. I doubt they were using any Speed Stick at the time. And no a/c! What if they had to drink warm ale? Perish the thought. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I was thinking more of the horses and their deposits. Actually warm ale would my smallest problem. LikeLiked by 1 person You’re right. I’m too food-motivated. I need to focus on the bigger picture, like horse apples. It makes being stuck behind Mercedes exhaust seem preferable. LikeLiked by 1 person Some interesting things going on in that ! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Observation and Interpretation: Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.