National Geographic : 1950 Jan
© National Geographic Society 90 Kodachrome byCharles Allmon In Anaho Bay, Nuku Hiva, Robert Louis Stevenson Met His First Marquesans, "Stalwart Six-foot Men inEvery Stage ofUndress" Curiosity-filled visitors thronged Stevenson's ship, "regarding me in silence with embarrassing eyes . . . A kind of despair came over me...tothink they were beyond the reach of articulate communication, like furred animals . . . or dwellers of some alien planet" (In theSouth Seas, Charles Scribner's Sons).