Photographer's Note

That is annual fair, in Poland appeared in XIV in. They were the mould of goods exchange between city and village. For Poznan the most important under trade regard John's-day - fair was. Fair be held in central point of city with what market was.
Sources with 1253 year pass it that municipal Weight, two market-halls, one-storeyed stalls and shambles on Market, beyond Town hall was built was (butcher's, bread, cloth, shoemaker's, ...), saline markets and fish. He was famous with high-quality of ironmongeries meetings (hook, sickles, cutting tools) he was important textile centre and trade skins. The fair made up to meetings the opportunity also, the parties and exchange of opinions. The part of fair with tense decreased .
Act as go-between present fair old objects this for collectors
Poznaniacy long ago came on Fair mainly on sausage which and in this year is in abundance. It it was it been possible was also to refresh from grill with black pudding passed from browned with cabbage or knuckles of pork.
They with tradition, in back-streets of in the middle Old Market present peaceably one's collections traders old. On street Kurzanoga the traders older sell the china the,, old coins of post card as well as former equipments of everyday use.

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