Stereo slides : Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition, 1955 (2 of 4)

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Stereo slides [stereographs] and color slides document work completed by Waldo L. Schmitt during the Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition, 1955. Subject matter includes images of vegetation, a spider, plantations, oil and palm-nut factory, Ubangi women, Watusi dancers, structures in the town of Brazzaville, views of the Congo River, Leopoldville [Kisangani], Ferry of Yangambi, Stanleyville [Kinshasa], and equipment and workers at Wagenia fishery in Stanleyville. Also includes images from Paulis-Mangbetu, Goma, Cairo, and Egyptian ruins. There are duplicates.

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  • Zoology
  • Watusi (African people)


  • Congo River
  • Brazzaville
  • Cairo
  • Yangambi
  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the
  • Egypt
  • Kinshasa
  • Goma
  • Kisangani


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Stereographs
  • Slides (photographs)

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 130