Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition : color photograph (2 of 3)

ID: SIA RU007231

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

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1955

Citation: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

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Abstract

The color photographs document work of Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition, 1955, led by Waldo Schmitt. Short captions are recorded on the reverse side. Subject matter includes local inhabitants, Uganda equator marker, shorelines, examples of terrain, fisherman, Shilluks, a mat market, candid images of participants at work, museums, local ferry, Egyptian artifacts. Locations include the vicinity of Malakal and Adok, Sudan; and locations in the Democratic Republic of Congo including Uvira.

Date Range

1955

Start Date

1955

End Date

1955

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Topic

  • Shilluls
  • Zoology

Place

  • Adok
  • Uvira
  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the
  • Sudan
  • Malakal

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Color photographs

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 106