Gallery view

1973 July

Halpern, Joel Martin

Selling vegetables at market

Macedonia - Weighing peppers and selling tomatoes at market.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1954 May

Halpern, Joel Martin

Women at Skopje market

Macedonia - Macedonian women from Skopska Crna Gora ("Black Mountain") selling dried peppers and eggs. The young boy is selling hand-made brooms and the woman to their left also appears to be selling eggs.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1954 May

Halpern, Joel Martin

Skopje market scene

Macedonia - Diary excerpt: "On the other side of the [Vardar] river the city is the old city a combination of Turkish, Albanian, Gypsy, Greek, and Bulgarian minority groups living in their charmingly ramshackle quarters in narrow, twisting streets. They're all kinds of craftsmen including potters, opanke (sandal) makers, (opanci are made of rubber soles with leather straps and are not as... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1954 May

Halpern, Joel Martin

Minarets behind Skopje market

Macedonia - Two minarets in background on right; Mustafa Pasha mosque on left (?)

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1954 May

Halpern, Joel Martin

Textile trade at Skopje market

Macedonia - Closeup of area where cilims (woven floor coverings) are sold; note carts in foreground.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1973 July

Halpern, Joel Martin

Buying watermelons

Macedonia - Another view buying watermelon at Rosoman, en route to Ohrid from Skopje.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1954 May

Halpern, Joel Martin

Peasant women selling at Skopje market

Macedonia - Women from Skopska Crna Gora at market selling (?)

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1954 May

Halpern, Joel Martin

Skopje market scene

Macedonia - View from the old ?ar?ija, with Mustafa Pasha mosque in background. Subjects are mostly Albanian villagers with white skull caps, apparently perusing craftspeople's stands, harness maker's shop on right, and opanke (pigskin sandal) maker's stand.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1954 May

Halpern, Joel Martin

Selling baskets at Skopje open market

Macedonia - Selling woven baskets and mats for sleeping at Bit Pazar open market. One-story traditional buildings in background are most likely sites of craftsmen's shops; sellers here are all men.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1954 May

Halpern, Joel Martin

Examining sandals at Skopje market

Macedonia - Nalani, Albanian man looking at women's wooden sandals. In the background, a Macedonian peasant lurks, possibly from Skopska Crna Gora ("Black Mountain.") The displays in the shop windows of the enterprise "Mladost," or "youth," is typical for this period shortly after WWII.

Joel M. Halpern Papers