Illustration of the storefront of a medieval shop on a street with buildings on either side. Spires rise in the background. Much of the architecture is in the Gothic style. Two men stand in the street. Two women stand just outside the shop. What appears to be a statue of an angel with a sword adorns the outside wall of the shop.

A Medieval Shop, Storefront

Illustration of the storefront of a medieval shop on a street with buildings on either side. Spires…

I had a little dog, they called him Buff.

Buff

I had a little dog, they called him Buff.

A shop in Lucerne, Switzerland selling antiques.

Antiques Shop in Lucerne, Switzerland

A shop in Lucerne, Switzerland selling antiques.

An art and antiques shop in Lucerne, Switzerland.

Art and Antiques Shop in Lucerne, Switzerland

An art and antiques shop in Lucerne, Switzerland.

A shop in Lucerne, Switzerland selling Longines watches.

Watch Store in Lucerne, Switzerland

A shop in Lucerne, Switzerland selling Longines watches.

Shop with awnings on windows.

Shop

Shop with awnings on windows.

"The Egyptian shops exhibited many curious scenes. Poulters suspended geese and other birds from a pole in front of the shop, which, at the same time, supported an awning to shade them from the sun." — Goodrich, 1844

Egyptian shop

"The Egyptian shops exhibited many curious scenes. Poulters suspended geese and other birds from a pole…