National Geographic : 1929 Oct
462 THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE J. '' ' f...* ' ' '( A LONG DAY'S LABOR FOR A BOATLOAD OF WOOD Yet the old man feels well repaid. Wood is the sole fuel of Kashmir, and each house boat is limited to so many maunds a month, a maund being 82-2/7 pounds. SORTING COCOONS IN THE STATE SILK FACTORY AT SRINAGAR The work is usually done by women and young girls (see, also, Color Plate VIII and illustra tions, pages 448 and 449).