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Hussain Martyrdom Annniv./Pakistan

Margaret Bourke-White1947-12

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection
New York City, United States

Throng of bare-chested Moslem male celebrants violently beating their chests during the frenzied religious celebration of the Moslem martyrdom of Hussain during the 10th day of the Moslem month of Muharrum.

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  • Title: Hussain Martyrdom Annniv./Pakistan, Pakistan And Jinnah
  • Date: 1947-12
  • Location: Karachi, Pakistan
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W NEGATIVE
  • Subject Keywords: People And Customs, Martyrdom, Annniv., 1940s, Pakistani, Moslem, Crowds, Fanatics, Hussain, Religions, Religion, Jinnah, Vintage Print, Religious Penances, Pakistan, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_116240452
  • Credits: Life Magazine
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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