National Geographic : 1958 Sep
© National Geographic Society Wedding Cake and Salt Greet the Returning Man and Wife Freed by merrymakers, the couple pause on the threshold of the bride's home for a reception by her father. He bestows a gift of bread and salt and reads a second blessing. Here the bride, prayer book in hand, bows for the benediction. The newlyweds will move in with 398 the bride's family until they acquire a house of their own.