Palm-reading at the races, 1934.

Jarche, James

Palm-reading at the races, 1934.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 32cm


A photograph of a Romany woman telling another woman her fortune at the races, taken by James Jarche for the Daily Herald newspaper on 6 June, 1934. The woman carries a baby in her arms as she reads the other woman's palm. The site is the car park at Epsom during the Derby race meeting. This photograph has been selected from the Daily Herald Archive, a collection of over three million photographs. The archive holds work of international, national and local importance by both staff and agency photographers.

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