National Geographic : 1937 Dec
768 THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE IN THESE GRIM WALLS THE AUTHOR TAUGHT CAMERA PORTRAITURE-FOR THE ROGUES' GALLERY! Within the penitentiary live half the 1,400 inhabitants of Ushuaia, Argentina. A few convicts escape, explained the prison photographer, but they seldom get away because of the great snow peaks surrounding the town and those on Hoste Island, far in the distance. At the prison the author remained a week, introducing the latest methods of making prisoners' pictures (page 772). A DUGOUT CANOE IS A HOUSEBOAT FOR DOMINGO AND FAMILY In it he piles his wife, seven children--one a toddler-his dogs, and baggage. In the spring he left home with two weeks' supply of food, and was gone five months. It took him seven years to chisel the boat, last of the old-time Yahgan dugout fleet (page 773).