Color image of three figures with a row boat on a beach

Untitled (44UN-7967-001), Somaliland (Somalia), 1958

Todd Webb

Archival pigment print

Courtesy of the Todd Webb Archive L2020.85.71

Not on View

Set against the brilliant aquamarine water and a turbulent sky, three men unload their catch on the beach near Mogadishu, after a day fishing the bountiful Indian Ocean. Here, Webb turns his lens toward Somali small-scale industry, a local commercial practice that contrasts to large-scale foreign and extractive endeavors like the Sinclair Oil Corporation.

Image: In Copyright. Courtesy of the Todd Webb Archive

Industry + Economy

Return to Industry + Economy