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Hussain Martyrdom Annniv./Pakistan

Margaret Bourke-White1947-12

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection
New York City, United States

Bloody Moslem celebrant holding handles of chains connected to sharp blades which he has been flaying himself with during the frenzied madness of the religiously orgiastic anniversary. celebration of the Moslem martyrdom of Hussain during Muslim month of

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  • Title: Hussain Martyrdom Annniv./Pakistan
  • Date: 1947-12
  • Location: Karachi, Pakistan
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Pakistan, Religious Penances, Religion, People And Customs, Moslem, Wounds, Religions, Medicine, Fanatics, Vintage Print, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_735477
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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