A man and young girl are seen diligently slicing dozens of coconuts on a fine day in India. The man is dressed in a cloth shirt and trousers with fabric tied around his head as he holds a machete in his right hand to slice the coconuts. A little girl with her short hair in pigtails sits to his left as she intently watches the man prepare the coconuts. Dozens of coconuts have already been sliced into perfectly-cut halves, and many more surround the man and child as they have yet to be prepared.
From the collection of Fred Bodin of Gloucester, MA. Fred was a long time resident and well-known photographer of Gloucester and had one of the best private collections of New England nautical photographs in private hands. Fred was a photojournalist having graduated with this degree from Syracuse University and worked for Yankee Magazine. Fred passed away in 2016 and HIP purchased his collection from his estate.