Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expeditions to the East and West Coasts of South America, 1925-1927 : photographs of the Juan Fernandez Islands (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 Juan Fernández Islands during the Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expeditions to the East and West Coasts of South America, 1925-1927. Some images have numbers or descriptions recorded on the reserve side. Subject matter includes images from aboard ship; coast line of the islands; pebble beaches; vessels in port; Robinson Crusoe reenactments for visitors; portraits of Waldo Schmitt; candid images of local inhabitants; portrait of Rene Durand; panorama of hillsides; vistas and detail images of vegetation; reproductions of engravings of the island. Some descriptions indicate that images were used in a National Geographic publication. Photographs come from several sources including Camden S. McLain. Some photographs were used in publication.

Date Range

1925-1927

Start Date

1925

End Date

1927

Access Information

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Topic

Zoology

Place

  • South America
  • Juan Fernández, Archipiélago

Form/Genre

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

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

82 black-and-white photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 82