National Geographic : 1914 Oct
TYPICAL MORNING SCENE IN BUDAPEST A mistress going to market with her peasant servant, who wears, according to the custom of the country, perhaps six or seven petticoats. hence the difference in dimensions. A CURIOUS PEASANT CUSTOM On the birth of the first-born the godmother of the bride calls at her house with an im mense pile of cakes and bread on her back a gift to the first-born, who, by the way, is the only one who does not participate in the feast which ensues. Photos by A. W. Cutler THISWOMAN ISCARRYING HER BABY ON APILLOW: ACURIOUS HUNGARIAN CUSTOM The baby islaid onthe pillow and the end is lapped over and usually long enough to comeup tothe infant's chin, thus making a verysnug and comfortable little bed.