Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expeditions to the East and West Coasts of South America, 1925-1927 : photographs of Faulklands (1 of 3)

ID: SIA RU007231

Creator: Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1925-1927

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Abstract

Black-and-white photographs document Waldo Schmitt's work in the Faulklands [Falkland Islands] during the Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expeditions to the East and West Coasts of South America, 1925-1927. Some photographs are duplicates. Subject matter includes pastures and herds of sheep; penguins and their nests; marine mammals on the coastline; candid images of local inhabitants at work in countryside and on the docks; sheep on dock; views aboard ship; and vegetation of shorelines.

Date Range

1925-1927

Start Date

1925

End Date

1927

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Topic

  • Crustacea
  • Marine Biology
  • Animals
  • Zoology
  • Mammals
  • Penguins
  • Crustaceans
  • Marine mammals

Place

  • South America
  • Falkland Islands

Form/Genre

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

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

40 black-and-white photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 82