Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expeditions to the East and West Coasts of South America, 1925-1927 : photographs (1 of 5)

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Abstract

The black-and-white photographs document Waldo Schmitt's work during the Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expeditions to the East and West Coasts of South America, 1925-1927. Photographs are usually numbered, and have descriptions, dates, and notes on the reverse sides. Photographs include images of ports and vessels, structures and streets in town, candid images of local inhabitants, fish vendors, the museum in Rio de Janeiro and related garden, accommodations, vegetation of shorelines (some detail images), rural landscapes, group portraits, and skylines. Box 80 folder 12 is a notebook listing photographs by number, sometimes with more descriptive information. Locations include the vicinity of Ilha de Paquetá and Cabo Frio in Brazil.

Date Range

1925-1927

Start Date

1925

End Date

1927

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Topic

  • Crustacea
  • Zoology
  • Crustaceans

Place

  • South America
  • Paquetá, Ilha de
  • Frio, Cabo
  • Brazil

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

45 black-and-white photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 81