National Geographic : 1930 Jul
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE THE PEON'S PACK REPRESENTS WEEKS OF LABOR It may not be worth more than a few dollars, yet he is willing to walk miles and to spend days peddling his wares around the countryside until the whole stock is sold. The water bottle is a common article of barter at the markets. © National Geographic Society Natural-Color Photographs by Fred Payne Clatworthy BRIGHT COLORS MARK POPULAR GRADES OF GUADALAJARA POTTERY For a brush the decorator uses a few hairs pulled from a dog's tail and twisted around a stick. This pottery is soft-baked, easily breakable, and so porous that the bottles must be waterproofed inside before they can be used.