A bride in a traditional wedding costume from the region of Lendak, Slovak, kneels before her parents to bid farewell at her wedding, while her groom looks on.

Bidding Farewell
A bride and Groom in traditional costume, bid their parents goodbye. Lendak, Slovak Socialist Republic, Czechoslovakia, 1987.
Photograph by John Eastcott & Yva Momatiuk.
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