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Hawking Their Wares

8.31.11

The kiosk next to Widener Library

The kiosk next to Widener Library

Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC


Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC


Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC


Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC


Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC


Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC


Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC


Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC


Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC


Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC


Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC


Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC


Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC


Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC


Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC


Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC


Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC


Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC


Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JCPhotograph by Harvard Magazine/JC


Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC


Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC


Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC

It’s shopping week at the College, and Harvard's version of the advertising circular turns up all over campus, posted on bulletin boards and the Yard kiosks—colorful, deadpan, outrageous, plain, and elaborate flyers promoting new courses, old courses, and extracurricular activities to eager freshmen and jaded upperclassmen alike. We offer a sampling.

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