National Geographic : 1938 Jan
MAGYAR MIRTH AND MELANCHOLY Photograph by Rudolf Balogh "HOLD TIGHT AND PUSH, ILONKA; MAMMA LEARNED TO WALK THIS WAY!" Grasping the handlebar firmly, as baby fingers can, little sister will soon lose her awe of it and toddle unaided behind the crude tricycle built long ago by her grandfather. Most of the furniture and utensils within the mud brick walls of his thatched cottage were made by hand. Despite the low income of this N6grad county family, its women members own and wear costumes often more costly than those of an American college girl. Folk dress is dying out in many villages because factory-made clothes are cheaper than the hand-fashioned garments.