Photo of the Day

children gathering around a snowball vendor in New Orleans
August 17, 2013

Snowball Vendor, New Orleans

This Month in Photo of the Day: City Pictures

Children gather around a French Quarter snowball wagon in this Autochrome image originally published in the April 1930 issue of National Geographic. "These are the only 'snowballs' the children of New Orleans have ever seen," says the picture's caption, "as snow has not fallen there in fifty years."


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Photograph by Edwin L. Wisherd, National Geographic

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