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Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971); Czech Peasant Women and Child Wearing Bohemian Clothes;
Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971) Czech Peasant Women and Child Wearing Bohemian Clothes, 1938 Warm-toned gelatin silver print, with black borders; her 'Photo by Margaret Bourke-White' credit stamp on the verso. 13 5/8 x 10 3/8in FOOTNOTES Literature This image first appeared in the 30 May 1938 issue of Life Magazine, p. 63 (variant).
The Secret Museum of Mankind · Volume Four · Europe · Page 46
COUNTRY COUPLE OF CONSERVATIVE MORAVIATHREE TROUSERED BEAUTIES OF SCUTARI These are types of the thick-set, homely peasants to be found on the mountainous plateau of Moravia. Their quaint costumes give them a fantastic appearance. Many of them might have stepped from the posters of a comic opera