National Geographic : 1927 Jun
COSTUMES OF CZECHOSLOVAKIA BARGAINING FOR HOGS WITH WOOLLY HAIR Hog breeding is an important industry in Ruthenia, the most easterly province of Czecho slovakia. The animals, which have curly hair very much like the wool of sheep, are driven to the weekly market in herds. (g) .i. a. Natural Color Photographs by Hans Hildenbrand RUTHENIAN OXEN WITH GIGANTIC HORNS In Uzhorod, chief town of Ruthenia (see above), there is a weekly market day when all the farmers from the surrounding country bring in their cattle. These whitish-gray oxen are of Hun garian stock-large-framed, lean and hardy, with a spread of horns sometimes measuring five feet.