[Floating Market in Willemstad]

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Photograph of venders at the Floating Market in Willemstad, Curaçao. The merchants are selling produce from their boats alongside the quay. Numerous shoppers can be seen walking by carrying bags. The merchants travel from Venezuela to sell their goods on the island of Curaçao. In March of 2018, the market was permanently closed due to a border closure imposed on Venezuela by their own president.

Fotografía de vendedores en el Mercado Flotante de Willemstad, Curazao. Los comerciantes venden productos desde sus barcos junto al muelle. Se puede ver a numerosos compradores caminando con bolsas. Los comerciantes viajan desde Venezuela para vender sus productos en la isla de Curazao. En marzo de 2018, el mercado se cerró permanentemente debido al cierre de la frontera impuesto a Venezuela por su propio presidente.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

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Parlee, Lorena M. [1969..].

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  • Main Title: [Floating Market in Willemstad]
  • Alternate Title: [Mercado flotante de Willemstad]

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Photograph of venders at the Floating Market in Willemstad, Curaçao. The merchants are selling produce from their boats alongside the quay. Numerous shoppers can be seen walking by carrying bags. The merchants travel from Venezuela to sell their goods on the island of Curaçao. In March of 2018, the market was permanently closed due to a border closure imposed on Venezuela by their own president.

Fotografía de vendedores en el Mercado Flotante de Willemstad, Curazao. Los comerciantes venden productos desde sus barcos junto al muelle. Se puede ver a numerosos compradores caminando con bolsas. Los comerciantes viajan desde Venezuela para vender sus productos en la isla de Curazao. En marzo de 2018, el mercado se cerró permanentemente debido al cierre de la frontera impuesto a Venezuela por su propio presidente.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

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"Willemstad (mercado) - Curacao"

"Willemstad (market) - Curacao"

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  • Preferred Citation: Lorena M Parlee Collection (AR0269), University of North Texas Special Collections

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Lorena M. Parlee Collection

Photographs from the collection of Lorena M. Parlee, a filmmaker, business executive, and educator.

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  • [1969..]

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  • March 31, 2020, 2:37 p.m.

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  • Sept. 12, 2022, 12:41 p.m.

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  • 12.106659, -68.93304

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Parlee, Lorena M. [Floating Market in Willemstad], photograph, [1969..]; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1633591/: accessed May 17, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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