Black and white photograph of man carrying a stack of buckets in an exterior scene

Untitled, (44UN-58-075), Northern Rhodesia (Zambia), 1958

Todd Webb

Gelatin silver print

Courtesy of the Todd Webb Archive L2020.85.15

Not on View

Laborers in Northern Rhodesia (Zambia) heft cargo onto their shoulders, their bodies nearly subsumed by the equipment. Webb’s framing provides an ambivalent view of this worksite—at once in admiration of the men’s fortitude and ill at ease about the physical demands of their job.

Image: In Copyright. Courtesy of the Todd Webb Archive

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