National Geographic : 1938 Jan
© National Geographic Society Autochrome Lumiere by Hans Hildenbrand GREATCOATS ARE HEAVY; SADDLES ARE LIGHT Hard-riding, mustached, this herdsman, Magyar counterpart of an American cowboy, watches horses, not cattle, on the Hungarian plain. His girthless saddle, a woven rug with stirrups, is thrown loosely over his mount. Agfacolor Photograph by Hans Hildenbrand YOUTH AND MATERNITY TRAMP THE ROMANY ROAD Some gypsies travel astinkers insummer; others beg and forage; many, in gay cafes, providegypsy melodies. Liszt credits them with the origin of Hungary's distinctive music.