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Harringay, Haringey - So Good they Spelt it Twice!

Housewives queue around a greengrocer's stall on Wood Green High Road. The original caption states that "potatoes, once taken for granted as the mainstay of a meal, are now regarded as rare prizes and worth waiting for".

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Albums: Postwar Wood Green

Comment by riza tatlici on February 6, 2013 at 21:38

Location: Coleraine Road N8 

Comment by Jeremyb on March 14, 2013 at 15:24

There's still a stall there today, but it currently sells fish.

Comment by Roy aka Smiffy on September 14, 2014 at 15:40

These photos are little gems showing ‘ordinary’ life in Wood Green. Interesting are the clothes and almost all the shoppers are women.

Comment by John Hough on March 3, 2015 at 19:42

Hasn't changed that much.

Comment by StephenBln on March 3, 2015 at 23:13

Did men 'do' shopping in those days?

Comment by Junior Bennett on July 27, 2015 at 16:49

Wow - amazing

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