National Geographic : 1940 Nov
Every Day Is Washday at the Public Hydrants in Rangoon Poor folk go to the nearest street tap to do the family washing. They pay little heed to rickshas, buses, taxis, pony carts, or even trucks laden with munitions for China. In the background gleams the spire of Sule Pagoda. Here, legend tells, a Talaing prince was buried alive, so his disgruntled spirit might guard the pagoda.