Through the traditional Ceylonese loincloths worn by his subjects, which leave little to the imagination, and the academic poses he asked them to take, he was able to express his homosexuality under the guise of art and ethnography. I expect he wanted his images to speak for themselves and he never spoke of them or about himself. If you decide to do so, please be careful. The town and its beach are actually quite busy but nothing compared to the other beach towns as we would soon find out but we happened to find a guesthouse a couple of kilometers away in a place called Marakolliya. Just make sure to pull your pants back up when you reach the top. It was particularly in photography that he found an ideal vehicle for expression.
If you are willing to keep your clothes on everywhere outside of your hotel room you certainly have to give Sri Lanka a chance.
Over prints from various international private and museum collections have been brought together. He did not reveal himself. Books will be presenting the book Lionel Wendt. And your eye fell on that little place at the southern tip of India: Sebald Walker Evans William Eggleston works on paper.