Fosco Maraini (1912-2004): Napoli, il venditore di occhiali

Italian Vintage Photographs ~ ~ Naples, the seller of eyeglasses ~ Campania

Fosco Maraini (1912–2004) was an Italian photographer, anthropologist, ethnologist, writer, mountaineer and academic. As an anthropologist and ethnographer, he is known especially for his published observations and accounts of his travels with Tibetologist Giuseppe Tucci during two expeditions to Tibet in 1937 and again in 1948. His experiences and photographs were collected in his first book which was translated into English as "Secret Tibet".

Fosco Maraini (1912–2004) was an Italian photographer, anthropologist, ethnologist, writer, mountaineer and academic. As an anthropologist and ethnographer, he is known especially for his published observations and accounts of his travels with Tibetologist Giuseppe Tucci during two expeditions to Tibet in 1937 and again in 1948. His experiences and photographs were collected in his first book which was translated into English as "Secret Tibet".

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