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[Rom Gypsy woman fortune-teller in a booth at a fair, Mineola, Long Island, New York], [photoprint]

view [Rom Gypsy woman fortune-teller in a booth at a fair, Mineola, Long Island, New York], [photoprint] digital asset number 1
Photographer:
Wendler-Funaro, Carlos de (language teacher also known as Carl Funaro) 1898-1985
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item, 10 x 8 in. (image size 9-1/2 x 7-1/2 in., unmounted
Culture:
Rom
Type:
Photographs
Place:
United States
Date:
1932
1930-1950
1920-1980
1930-1940
Notes:
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".
See collection record or register for information on photographer.
Summary:
Woman with braids sitting in chair before sign: "Phrenologist / Have your head read / Speak several languages / Russka - Polska - Worozka ..."
Publications:
Reproduced in register, 1986, after p. 10
Cite as:
Carlos de Wendler-Funaro Gypsy Research Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Fairs
Fortune-telling
Sideshows
Phrenology
Gypsies
Local number:
86-10481 (OPPS Neg. No.)
AC0161-0000033 (AC Scan No.)
See more items in:
Carlos de Wendler-Funaro Gypsy Research Collection, ca. 1920-1975
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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