National Geographic : 1949 Sep
© National Geographic Society A Luscious Array of Home-grown Fruit Tempts Passers-by Golden persimmons, bunches of grapes, fragrant pears and apples, and a variety of other fruit are heaped in mouth-watering displays. They are brought to the Peiping market from north China farms, sometimes by camel caravans. Ansco Color U.S.Marine Corps, Official, byLt.David D.Duncan To Satisfy a Craving forSweets, Try aJujube Often erroneously called "dates" byforeigners, jujubes grow inabundance around Peiping. They resemble medium-sized plums and ripen inSeptember. A sidewalk vendor offers thefresh fruit inawicker basket.