Open Air Markets | History Of SC Slide Collection

Open Air Markets

Open air markets have been an important way for farmers to sell their produce to city people. The artist Alfred Hutty (1877-1954) created a vivid etching of the Charleston Market in the 1920s.

Courtesy of the Collection of the Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, South Carolina. Alfred Hutty, American, 1877-1954. "Charleston Market," etching. Gift of the Helen Calhoun Adams and Robert Adams IV Memorial Collection, CMA 1984.23.1.