Authentic old street (please read all rules)

Challenge #3 in the variable subjects I series. Hosted by Lext123.
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Show me a street (or any village or city part) where time has come virtually to a stand a long time ago. Try to create an image that looks as authentic as possible. Modern current objects indicating that the picture was in fact taken recently, may not be visible, and will lead to disqualification. The more authentic objects in the picture, the better. Think of: lamp posts, carriages or old-timer cars, garbage bins of even people dressed in authentic cloughs. Good luck and amaze your fellow challenge contestants.
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Venetian Street circa 1880
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Were it not for the electric lighting I'd have gone for a much earlier date.
Submitted: Wednesday, 11th May, 2011 18:08 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 20th March, 2010
Focal length: 36 mm
Shutter speed: 100/1999 sec
Aperture: F5.3
ISO: 100
Notes: HDR image generated from three hand held exposures at 1ev intervals
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