National Geographic : 1936 Dec
774 THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE A RAPT AUDIENCE WATCHES AN ACROBAT BALANCE ON ONE HAND With shouts onlookers applaud a skillful performer. The elderly man on the left wears an old fashioned, round Chinese hat. The individual in a light-colored gown, to the right of the acrobat, has a thick fur cap with earflaps turned up. Western-style felt hats are numerous. Photographs by George Kin Leung MEN IN FIERCE LION HEAD MASKS PERFORM FROM TEMPLE TO TEMPLE One of the grotesque papier-mache heads with shaggy ears is cobalt blue, the other old gold (opposite page). The lion's body is a long piece of cloth ridged with silky green or orange hair.