Saturday, December 17, 2005

Street Vendor….The English Eccentric

This guy sells vegetable slicers on the street in NYC. After listening to his pitch over and over again in about a 10 minute span I believe he started out as a bit of a character but has turned into a full-blown super stylin’ eccentric.


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  1. Walter

    December 17, 2005 at 8:59 am

    The ptographs are great and nice inspiration for dress! Keep up the good work!

  2. Anonymous

    April 21, 2006 at 5:02 pm

    There was an long article about this man just recently published either in New York magazine or in the New York Times. Very interesting gent.

  3. pri

    July 13, 2006 at 12:08 pm


  4. Anonymous

    November 21, 2006 at 2:25 pm

    I’ve bought a vegetable slicer from this man. He’s been around for years.

  5. botello

    August 24, 2007 at 4:38 pm

    where can i find an article about him?, im curious of his background…

  6. lacci-cat

    October 6, 2007 at 12:49 am

    He looks to be quite a character. I love his lime green sweater. It’s darling!

  7. Cristina

    November 11, 2008 at 10:37 pm

    i have never looked through the 2005 archives but i am so happy to have found this photo…i lovee this old man. the first time i saw him peeling potatoes in union square, he was in the most charming yellow corduroy suit.

  8. Anonymous

    August 27, 2009 at 12:00 am

    It was startling to see this picture — he died several months ago, and the NY Times did a write-up of it. It's strange to miss someone you didn't know, but I do.

  9. Natacha de los Angeles

    February 5, 2010 at 10:34 pm

    OMG… that's right. He died. I also loved this guy. I saw him at Union Square the last time and he was a great sales man. This picture will part of a modern NYC legend. One day, many many years from now, everybody that lived in this city during the past 10 years will be talking about the charismatic guy that sold vegetable slicers in NYC and we'll have this great picture to remember him. God be with him.

  10. Diva

    August 16, 2010 at 9:38 am

    the man wears bright green sweater


  11. Anonymous

    February 26, 2011 at 6:31 pm

    this just made me so happy

  12. nikito

    July 6, 2012 at 6:49 pm

  13. Joe Franceski

    September 14, 2013 at 9:42 pm

    Was he English? I always thought he was Australian! I saw him may times in the City. Quite the character he was.

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