National Geographic : 1932 Aug
BULGARIA'S VALLEY OF ROSES POTTERY DEALERS DISPLAY THEIR WARES ON THE SIDEWALKS OF THE CAPITAL The Bulgar at the right, inspecting a pitcher, is from the country near Sofia and wears a home spun costume under his sheepskin coat. At the left is an Albanian vender of boza, a sweet, soft drink that finds much favor with Bulgarians. © National Geographic Society Natural Color Photographs by Wilhelm Tobien SPONSORS OF A MOVEMENT TO REVIVE HOME ARTS AND INDUSTRIES To prevent modem styles and machine methods from displacing entirely the beautiful and distinctive national costumes and handicrafts, an influential element of Bulgarian society has set about preserving this heritage of the nation's skill and artistry. The interior of a home in Sofia decorated in national style.