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Padaung Long Necked Ladies Visit London. 1935




 

   


The average length of the neck reaches to sixteen inches. A Padaung mother stretches her female child ‘ s neck gradually by adding a ring evey year and also rings to the legs . The quantity of metal carried has a definate marriage value .

A policeman in London directing three giraffe necked women from Burma along Elgin Avenue, London, 1935

A policeman in London directing three Padaung giraffe necked women from Burma along Elgin Avenue, London, 1935.
A number of giraffe necked women of Burma arrived came to London from Paris to join Bertram Mills circus on its summer ‘ tenting ‘ tour .