No. 2723: Mural on Washington Street 1980s-1990s no. 2
Postcard #2723

Scan of photo taken in 1980s or 1990s.

 Readers' Comments:

From: "Edward Wolfe" March 6, 2007

I can remember as a child in the early 1970's the owner of this store, a Korean man, would walk through my Mattapan neighborhood (Woolson St.). I would stand on our 2nd floor porch and watch him as he walked along with a shoulderbag full of wigs calling out "Wigs for sale, wigs for sale!". All the while holding one in one hand while he brushed and styled it with a hairbrush held in the other. I believe they were real human hair. As I grew, I would see him all over the city walking an selling his wares. He seemed to take great pride in the product he offered.
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Created: December 7, 2003   Modified: March 17, 2007