Images of Market House and Market Square, Providence, RI   Leave a comment

I put this page together as a reference for Sheila Lennon’s May 10, 2013 Time Lapse Blog post for the Providence Journal.

Click on any of the images to view full-size.

Market House circa 1881. From Picturesque Rhode Island by Wilfred H. Munro

Market House. From Picturesque Rhode Island by Wilfred H. Munro (1881).

A view of Market Square during the Great Gale of 1815. From Providence Planations for 250 Years by Welcome Arnold Greene (1886).

A view of Market Square during the Great Gale of 1815. From Providence Plantations for 250 Years by Welcome Arnold Greene (1886).

Market Square circa 1830. From Market Square Memento by Ctizens Bank (1954).

Market Square circa 1830. From Market Square Memento by Ctizens Bank (1954).

Market Square circa 1835. From Market Square Memento by Citizens Bank (1954)

Market Square circa 1835. From Market Square Memento by Citizens Bank (1954)

Market Square in 1844. From Providence Planations for 250 Years by Welcome Arnold Greene (1886).

Market Square in 1844. From Providence Plantations for 250 Years by Welcome Arnold Greene (1886).

Market House in the 1860s. From Old Stone Bank History of Rhode Island Vol. 4 (1944).

Market House in the 1860s. From Old Stone Bank History of Rhode Island Vol. 4 (1944).

Market House circa 1880. From a stereoview.

Market House circa 1880. From a stereoview.

Market Square circa 1886.  From Providence Plantations for 250 Years by Welcome Arnold Greene (1886).

Market Square circa 1886. From Providence Plantations for 250 Years by Welcome Arnold Greene (1886).

View toward the harbor from Market Square, circa 1886.  From Providence Plantations for 250 Years by Welcome Arnold Greene (1886).

View toward the harbor from Market Square, circa 1886. From Providence Plantations for 250 Years by Welcome Arnold Greene (1886).

View toward Westminster Street from Market Square, circa 1886.  From Providence Plantations for 250 Years by Welcome Arnold Greene (1886).

View toward Westminster Street from Market Square, circa 1886. From Providence Plantations for 250 Years by Welcome Arnold Greene (1886).

Market Square, circa 1890. Photo by P.H. Rose.

Market Square, circa 1890. Photo by P.H. Rose.

View from Market Square toward Westminster Steet, circa 1890. From Market Square Memento by Citizens Bank (1954).

View from Market Square toward Westminster Street, circa 1890. From Market Square Memento by Citizens Bank (1954).

Market Square circa 1898. From Providence Board of Trade Thirtieth Year (1898).
Market Square circa 1898. From Providence Board of Trade Thirtieth Year (1898).

Market House, circa 1898. From Providence Board of Trade Thirtieth Year (1898).

Market House, circa 1898. From Providence Board of Trade Thirtieth Year (1898).

Market House circa 1911. From Points of Historical Interest in the State of Rhode Island by the Rhode Island Department of Education (1911).

Market House circa 1911. From Points of Historical Interest in the State of Rhode Island by the Rhode Island Department of Education (1911).

Market House circa 1930. From The Book of Rhode Island by the Rhode Island State Bureau of Information (1930).

Market House circa 1930. From The Book of Rhode Island by the Rhode Island State Bureau of Information (1930).

View of Market Square from College Street, circa 1954. From Market Square Memento by Citizens Bank (1954).

View of Market Square from College Street, 1950. From Market Square Memento by Citizens Bank (1954).

Market Square. Postcard from the Collection of Louis McGowan.

Market Square. Postcard from the Collection of Louis McGowan.

Market Square. Postcard from the Collection of Louis McGowan.

Market Square. Postcard from the Collection of Louis McGowan.

Market Square. Postcard from the Collection of Louis McGowan.

Market Square. Postcard from the Collection of Louis McGowan.

Market Square. Postcard from the Collection of Quahog.org.

Market Square. Postcard from the Collection of Quahog.org.

Market House. Postcard from the Collection of Quahog.org.

Market House. Postcard from the Collection of Quahog.org.

Market Square. Postcard from the Collection of Quahog.org.

Market Square. Postcard from the Collection of Quahog.org.

Market House. Postcard from the Collection of Quahog.org.

Market House. Postcard from the Collection of Quahog.org.

Market House, December 29, 1999. Photo by Quahog.org.

Market House, December 29, 1999. Photo by Quahog.org.

Market House, July 18, 2011. Photo by Quahog.org.

Market House, July 18, 2011. Photo by Quahog.org.

Market House, December 3, 2011. Photo by Quahog.org.

Market House, December 3, 2011. Photo by Quahog.org.

Photo by Quahog.org.

Photo by Quahog.org.

Photo by Quahog.org.

Photo by Quahog.org.

Photo by Quahog.org.

Photo by Quahog.org.

Market House, December 29, 1999. Photo by Quahog.org.

Market House, December 29, 1999. Photo by Quahog.org.

Photo by Quahog.org.

Photo by Quahog.org.

Photo by Quahog.org.

Photo by Quahog.org.

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