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Helmsman of a punt at Nasesara, 1950. the face of the punt's helmsman expresses confidence in the task he has to perform but wariness as to what lies ahead. An apt allegory of the times.
[Fiji in the Forties and Fifties, pl. 46]
Book illustration, based on gelatin silver print
Private collection of Ginnie Marlow
Used with the kind permission of Ginnie Marlow and Thomson Pacific Ltd.
This photograph is included in the book "Fiji in the Forties and Fifties" Photography by Rob Wright, Text by Sir Ian Thomson, Edited by Peter Thomson (Thomson Pacific Ltd., 1994, ISBN: 0473027402)