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