University of Minnesota
Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies


Visualizing Roma and Sinti (Gypsies)

Visualizing Otherness: Nazi and other use of visual representation - Continued

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Images of Gypsies (Roma and Sinti in Europe)

two gypsies figurine
two gypsies hallmark

A Herend Porcelain figure of Gypsies, made in Hungary.

two gypsies hallmark
dancing gypsies towel

A towel with gypsy images. Blue borders with Gypsy man and woman (image at both ends of towel). Musical instruments on borders.

fortune teller

1871 gypsy fortune teller is whispering confidential secrets of the future into the ear of the fashionable lady - the tarot cards at their feet tell the story.


Real photo postcard by V. Krassovsky, postally used in 1912. "The dance of the Persian gypsies"

lucy ornament

I LOVE LUCY Queen of Gypsies RADKO ornament

1914 sheet music

1914 Sheet music - The gypsies are coming. By James H. Rogers.

madeline game

Madeline and the Gypsies game.  This is from the Young Reader's series of games, produced by Ravensburg.