Boy with Dog ca. 1920

ca1920Romany (Romani) boy holding a dog standing outside a beautifully painted bowtop.  Probably somewhere in Britain.

Advertisements

About George Crawford

archaeologist, archer, primitive technologist, and wannabee musician ... mostly
This entry was posted in gypsy, gypsy wagon, romany, traveller, vardo and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Boy with Dog ca. 1920

  1. Rita says:

    What do you think the bow top is made of. I am enjoying these photos.

    • Paleotool says:

      Thanks. I’ve been collecting all these images for some time and decided they’d be fun and informative to post. I think it’s a typical bowtop. Wooden wagon covered with layers of material over the bows. Probably wooded up the inside to above the bed level as well. Check out the book “English Gypsy Caravan” for details.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s