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Image number: S0002917

Pathan Girl

Artist / photographer: R.B. Holmes
Date: 1919 - 1920
Caption: The term 'Pathan' is a corruption of the term Pashtun meaning a member of one of the inter-related tribes on both sides of the Pakistan-Afghanistan border; they are famous for their independence and enjoy almost total autonomy in Pakistan's tribal areas.

Country: Pakistan

World region: Asia
Theme category: People & Culture

Image type: Photograph

Keywords: PEOPLE, ethnic, girl, indigenous, tribal, young, COSTUME, native, head dress, barefoot, jewellery, ARTEFACTS, pots, carry, hold, balance, portrait, posed, exotic, innocent, beautiful, smile, happy, 20th century
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