National Geographic : 1929 Oct
() National Geographic Society THE FINEST SUBJECT IN THE "WHISKERED" COUNTRY The Afridi, a gaunt-faced, athletic highlander (see also Color Plates VI and VII), has an evil name for ferocity and treachery, but those who know him say that when his inbred distrust of all mankind is overcome, he is kindly and devoted. Natural-Color Photographs by Franklin Price Knott THOUGH CLADIN RAGS, HE SMILES AT LIFE Beggary is an art throughout the East, most ofitsdevotees being professionals. They exist insuch large numbers because many oriental people think that alms-givingismeritorious. This beggar plies his trade at Dera Ismail Khan. in theNorth West Frontier Province.