Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expedition, 1956 : photographs (1 of 2)

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The photographs document the work of Waldo Schmitt during the Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expedition, 1956. Images have captions on the reverse side; some are typed and include date, location and names of individuals. The subject matter includes candid images of expedition participants in the field; seine nets drying along shoreline; fishing with seines; commercial fishing vessels in the area; local sights; aboard ship; in port; local staff; collecting botanical specimens; examples of cacti; candid images of photographing specimens aboard ship. Locations in the Caribbean include the vicinity of islands, Redonda, Saint Pierre, Pidgeon Island in the Grenadines, and Grenada.

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  • Zoology
  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Pidgeon Island
  • Grenadine Islands
  • Caribbean Sea
  • Isla Redonda
  • Grenada


  • 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


Box 107