Color photograph of a train station; people wear mostly white and wait along L side of image; a yellow train along R side

Untitled (44UN-7957-607b), Sudan, 1958

Todd Webb

Archival pigment print

Courtesy of the Todd Webb Archive L2020.85.27.2

Not on View

Made on a 10-day train journey throughout Sudan, where Webb traveled from Gezira to Port Sudan by way of Kassala, this diptych shows a rail station in the rural countryside. As a part of his U.N. assignment, Webb actively sought out scenes that emphasized networks of trade and transport across the newly independent nation.

Image: In Copyright. Courtesy of the Todd Webb Archive

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