Black and white image of a man on a bike under a tree with a sign on it that says "Petrol Station Kindi"

Untitled (44UN-T2-R21-679), Tanganyika (Tanzania), 1958

Todd Webb

Archival pigment print

Courtesy of the Todd Webb Archive L2020.85.49

Not on View

With Mount Kilimanjaro rising in the background, this photograph demonstrates the demand for fuel oil even in remote rural settings. The small sign on the tree advertises the “Petrol Station Kindi,” a small shack with two large barrels behind the tree. The man on the bike with his bag full of market or farm goods highlights the small scale of this petrol enterprise.

Image: In Copyright. Courtesy of the Todd Webb Archive

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