National Geographic : 1921 Feb
Photographs by Dr. V. Sixta and Son TWO PEASANT TYPES OF SLOVAKIA (SEE ALSO PAGE 126) To the Czechs, Slovakia is the wild and woolly east end of the re public. It is a veritable museum of folk-art. Many of the shepherds wear tremendous leather corsets and belts studded with brass. The shepherds of theCarpathian foothills dress aspicturesquely as the cowboys of our cattle country. Pastoral Slovakia istoindustrial Bohemia what the Scotch highlands aretothemidlands ofEngland.