Merchant, a merchant is a business person who trades in commodities produced by other people in order to earn a profit. The status of the merchant has varied during different periods of history and among different societies. Merchants have often been the subject of works of art.
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File Gallery: Merchants
Photographic print, black and white, timber staddler bearing sign ‘Wallis Bros Ltd Timber Merchants Annandale’ outside the Harkness and Hillier factory, Milton Kent, photographer, Five Dock, New South Wales, Australia.
Attribution: By Powerhouse Museum from Sydney, Australia [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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Smykowski Bros. Grocery, 1922, located 31st and Herbert Street, Detroit. This is a reduced-resolution photo scanned from original. On the left is Leo Smykowski in the center is Stefan Smykowski, the person on the right is unknown. The Smykowskis, Polish immigrants, ran three stores in Detroit, the last one closed in the early 1970s.
Attribution: Billwhittaker at en.wikipedia [Public domain, CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)]