July 1, 2012

46 Vintage Photos Capture Everyday Life of Gypsies of Western Europe from between the 1930s and 1960s

Paul Almásy (Budapest, 1906 – Paris, 2003) compiled photos of all people and all classes, including the various ethnic and social marginal groups.

Below you can see dramatic photos of the Gypsies in Europe, Netherlands, from the 1930s to the 1960s, which we are accustomed to only from Romania, Bulgaria or Yugoslavia.

So, did they live in so archaic conditions in Western Europe even only two generations ago? Nothing just misery, poverty and much more...

(via Río Wang)


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