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Photographer:
Wendler-Funaro, Carlos de, 1898-1985 (language teacher, also known as Carl Funaro)  Search this
Collection Collector:
Community Life, Div. of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Alland, Alexander, Sr. (Alexander Landschaft), 1902-1989  Search this
Collection Author:
Kaslov, Steve, ca. 1888-1949 (King of the Red Bandanna Romany Gypsies )  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (unmounted, Silver gelatin on paper., 10 x 8 in. (image size 9-1/2 x 7-1/2 in.)
Container:
Box 4, Folder 7
Culture:
Rom  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1932
Scope and Contents:
Woman with braids sitting in chair before sign: "Phrenologist / Have your head read / Speak several languages / Russka - Polska - Worozka ..."
Biographical / Historical:
See collection record or register for information on photographer.
Local Numbers:
86-10481 (OPPS Neg. No.) AC0161-0000033 (AC Scan No.)
General:
Pencil on verso "Return to / Funaro" in center, presumably in Funaro's hand; "copied -- Clark", lower left, and "4/7-", upper right. Ink at top left verso: "86 / Mineola Fair 1932".
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site, by appointment. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Photographs by de Wendler-Funaro are available for reproduction. Fees for commercial use. Permission to reproduce photographs by Alexander Alland must be granted by the photographer's estate; other photographs may have copyright restrictions.
Topic:
Fairs  Search this
Fortune-telling -- 1930-1950  Search this
Sideshows  Search this
Phrenology  Search this
Gypsies -- 1920-1980 -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Carlos de Wendler-Funaro Gypsy Research Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Carlos de Wendler-Funaro Gypsy Research Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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