National Geographic : 1936 Feb
Photograph by Stanley Toogood LIKE A CHICK EMERGING FROM AN EGGSHELL, THIS CHILD SITS IN A GIANT SPONGE Few sponges grow so large. This one measures six feet in circumference. When thoroughly saturated, it was found to have soaked up 16 gallons of water! It is of the "wool" variety, a high grade used for bathing. Photograph byFred Armbrister RAW SUGAR CANE ISPOPULAR HERE; THE NATIVES CHEW THE SWEET STALKS "I want to see the public market," istheNassau visitor's first demand. On display are home-made brooms, baskets, and matting. Back inthesheds are fruits, vegetables, fish, with afewlivegoats, pigs, and sheep.