National Geographic : 1937 Nov
VEILED FROM HEAD TO ANKLE IN YELLOW SILK, AN AGED PRINCESS ARRIVES AT JIDDA She is a relative of India's chief Moslem ruler, the fabulously rich Nizam of Hyderabad. Many times this devout Begum has repeated the pilgrimage. Here she and her retinue are escorted by the Emir of Jidda (second from right). Photographs ©Oscar Marcus from Black Star A TINY PILGRIM FROM INDIA JOURNEYS TO MECCA INHIS FATHER'S ARMS Young as he is, the sleepy tot iscorrectly dressed for the pilgrimage. Devotees in ceremonial attire are forbidden to cover their insteps. Men aremore uncom fortable than women, for they may wear no head covering.