Sunday, 17 February 2019

Photos of Gypsies Living the Nomadic Life Between the 1960s and 1970s

Between 1962 and 1971, photographer Josef Koudelka travelled throughout Czechoslovakia and beyond to rural Romania, Hungary, France and Spain. His main subject? The Romany Gypsies.
Koudelka was drawn to their nomadic lifestyle, dramatic faces, and their rituals and customs. Let's take a look at some of his shots...

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1 comment:

  1. Not a life I'd want. A lot of them are forced into a life of crime, since that's the only way for them to survive.