"Is there any end?" she wailed, "What harm can he do here on Monaki?" "None," Said I.
Date: 1919
Medium: Crayon and gouache on illustration board
Dimensions: 21 3/4 × 30 in. (55.2 × 76.2 cm)
Illustration Citation: "The Black Beach," by Ralph Stock, in Collier's Weekly, September 13, 1919
Credit Line: Gift of the estate of Frieda Becher, 1971
Object Number: 1971-27
About: In this seafaring story, placed in the waters around Fiji, a ship's captain encounters a young woman who is "beautiful, in a wild, untrammeled way." When he discovers that she is a captive of her father - a fugitive from British law - he contrives to free her and, in the end, marries her.
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