Getting back to our theme of traveler's, caravans, and other wanderers of the world... a few images from Pascal Dagnan-Bouveret a French Naturalist Painter of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. I believe I would enjoy siting around this campfire. Once a common scene, now virtually lost in an era of loud, fume-belching machinery. … Continue reading Traveler’s Life
From her ABOUT Page: Nukshi is a documentary and portrait photographer and an artist living and working in Nottinghamshire. Her sensitivity to situations, culture and people, has allowed her to adapt well to new challenges and environments. She captures her images by getting involved with people, their culture and lifestyle, which motivates her to preserve those times and moments. Knowledge and empathy with … Continue reading Photographer – Nukshi Alice
From a book published in 1880 about the Roma and some thoughts on how to "improve" their condition in Britain. He traces their history in Britain from their first recorded arrival in Scotland in 1514 and is an interesting and somewhat sympathetic read. Here are some images and a couple snatches of the writing. Several … Continue reading Images from “Gipsy Life” by George Coalville
Screenshot images from Tinker to Traveller, a documentary about "Two Californian anthropologists who spent a year living with the travelers on a Dublin site in 1970 return to Ireland to learn what has happened in the intervening years."
Romano Rai (Romany Rye) (Traditional, English) I'm a Romano Rai, just an old didikai, I build all my temples beneath the blue sky, I live in a tent and I don't pay no rent, and that's why they call me the Romano Rai. Didi-a-didi-a-didi-di-kai, chavves, Tika-dika-tika-a-lai Your Daddus tryin' to sell a mush a kushto … Continue reading Romany Rai
A couple modern bowtops by the wayside in Britain. Great colors.
Found these historic images in a Google search. Little information available other than what I put in the captions.
Janos Valentiny Hungarian artist (1842—1902) Oil, canvas; 1896
Adrien Moreau, French artist (1834–1906)
1930s: Amanda Uren Peddler’s Car, the Netherlands