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.