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Photography of Homer L. Shantz

Pumpkin auction

Contributor: 
The University of Arizona Herbarium
Creator: 
Homer Leroy Shantz
Description: 
Auctioning pumpkins in the market square at Kimberley, "6 bob." Another plant used extensively here is the "vegetable marrow" of which I will secure and at a seed store - since the fruit is eaten like a summer squash - and in a green condition. It is very highly prized - but like the pumpkins - when served boiled has a slightly unpleasant cucurbit taste. [Shantz travel journal, Sep. 19, 1919]
Format: 
image/jpeg
Language: 
English
Title: 
azu_shantz_19190919_36323_m
Created: 
1919-09-19
City: 
Kimberley
City Then: 
Kimberley
Continent: 
Africa
Country: 
South Africa
Country Then: 
South Africa
Province: 
Northern Cape
Is this item in the public domain?: 
No