National Geographic : 1954 Nov
© National Geographic Society + Fishers' Children Dance of a Sunday by the Beach of Nazare So dependent is Nazar6 on fishing that many family surnames are those of fish. Here boys and girls whirl to old Portuguese airs played by an orchestra of strings and accordions. This group, unusually skillful, jour neys to France and Italy for exhibitions. Kodachromes by Alan Villiers + Drivers and Oxen Rest on the Beach Until the Next Boat Comes In Nazare men and boys wear gay checks and plaids reminiscent of Scotland's. Women (sitting in the sand) prefer shawls of funereal black. A dark stocking cap is the badge of a fisherman, though many of the men, like these ox drivers, are partial to cloth caps.