Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expeditions to the East and West Coasts of South America, 1925-1927 : photographs of Brazil (2 of 2)

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Abstract

Black-and-white photographs document Waldo Schmitt's work in Brazil during the Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expeditions to the East and West Coasts of South America, 1925-1927. Some of the photographs are duplicates; some duplicates are in other folders. There is no information listed on the reverse side. Subject matter includes examples of tunneling / burrowing by observed crustaceans in sand of shorelines (some with measurements); detail images of shoreline vegetation; candid images of colleagues and local inhabitants including their families, sometimes in the field; images of bays; vistas of city skylines; fishermen at work on vessels; working ports; and local residences.

Date Range

1925-1927

Start Date

1925

End Date

1927

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Topic

  • Crustacea
  • Zoology
  • Crustaceans

Place

  • South America
  • Brazil

Form/Genre

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

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

112 black-and-white photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 82