October 30, 2009

Persian Scholars, Iran

Photograph by Maynard Owen Williams

This Month in Photo of the Day: Images from the National Geographic Archive

With the exception of their veils, these girls of Barfurush, near Meshed-i-Sar, look, dress, and act like American girls in an Italian district—an interesting sidelight on the New Persia.


From the National Geographic book Odysseys and Photographs.

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