Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Catalog Data

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
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 12.0" x 8.4")
Box 6, Folder 6A
Gypsies  Search this
Archival materials
Circa 1937
Scope and Contents:
Typed caption attached to the bottom of the photograph: "34. Gypsytown's oldest couple have settled down after travels / through three continents. They speak seven languages and / are as foreign to this land as on the day they landed, / thirty-five years ago." The man smokes a pipe.
Local Numbers:
AC0161-0000012.tif (AC Scan No.)
Unrestricted research use on site, by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
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.
Pipes -- 1930-1960  Search this
Smoking -- 1930-1980  Search this
Gypsies -- 1920-1980 -- United States  Search this
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