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Blacksmith's bellows used in a Romani (Gypsy) encampment

These blacksmith's bellows were used by Romani (Gypsy) artisan Juri Cervenuak in Trebisov, Slovakia, in 1939. Many Roma traditionally worked as craftsmen and were blacksmiths, cobblers, tinsmiths, horse dealers, and toolmakers. 
 

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Blacksmith's bellows used in a Romani encampment

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