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The marketplace, originally called the shadow market

Adam Czelny1945/1949

Polish History Museum

Polish History Museum

The marketplace, originally called the shadow market, was among the important institutions of social life. Much of the merchandise on offer came from looting. Germans often came there to sell their furniture, clothes and home goods out of need. The photo shows a Wrocław marketplace in the 1950s.

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  • Title: The marketplace, originally called the shadow market
  • Creator: Adam Czelny
  • Date: 1945/1949
  • Location: Wrocław
  • Contributor: Zakład Narodowy im. Ossolińskich
  • Original Source: Zakład Narodowy im. Ossolińskich
  • Credit: Zakład Narodowy im. Ossolińskich
  • Collection: Shifting Poland

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