Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expeditions, 1933-1935 : photographs of Galapagos tortoises

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Abstract

Black and white photographs document Galapagos tortoises observed and collected from the islands during the Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expeditions, 1933-1935. Many images are detail images of the tortoises and eggs against a white background. Some have a measuring device in the background. There are numbers and dates on the reverse side of images. Locations were in the Galapagos Islands [Archipiélago de Colón].

Date Range

1933-1935

Start Date

1933

End Date

1935

Access Information

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Topic

  • Zoology
  • Galapagos tortoise--Galapagos Islands

Place

  • Colón, Archipiélago de
  • Ecuador

Form/Genre

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

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 90