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Hamals or porters are trained from infancy to carry great loads on their backs. The son succeeds the father in the business and becomes a member of the union Parasols are carried by fat Hoxhas or priests to protect them from the hot sun. Their religion does not allow them to wear broad brimmed hats as they cannot shade their eyes from Allah.

Hamals or porters are trained from infancy to carry great loads on their backs. The son succeeds the father in the business and becomes a member of the union Parasols are carried by fat Hoxhas or priests to protect them from the hot sun. Their religion does not allow them to wear broad brimmed hats as they cannot shade their eyes from Allah.

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Summary

Photographs show porter with basket crossing the Galata Bridge and an imam carrying an umbrella walking down the street, Istanbul, Turkey.
Title from item.
Negative series code stamped on page: LC-C26.
On page: no. 1392 (top image) and no. 1393 (bottom image).
Text under image no. 1392: Same as 1391.
In album: European pictures (1923 trip), p. [68].
Copyright by Carpenter's World Travels.
Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection (Library of Congress).

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Date

01/01/1923
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Contributors

Carpenter, Frank G. (Frank George), 1855-1924, photographer
place

Location

Silahtarağa (Istanbul, Turkey)41.06667, 28.93333
Google Map of 41.06666666666667, 28.933333333333334
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