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

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Creator

  • Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
  • Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition (1955)

Abstract

Stereo slides [stereographs] document work completed by Waldo L. Schmitt during the Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition, 1955. Images are organized by subject matter. There are no captions. Subject matter includes structures in visited communities; views of Congo River; aerial views of Stanleyville [Kisangani]; vegetation on Mt. Hoyo; indigenous residences; ferries crossing rivers; Wagenia fishery; Obe plantation and local fishing methods with seine nets; palm oil nuts and factory, vistas and detail shots of terrain around Lake Kivu; indigenous individuals and families (Pygmies); and Egyptian ruins.

Date Range

1955

Start Date

1955

End Date

1955

Access Information

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Topic

  • Zoology
  • Fisheries

Place

  • Egypt
  • Kivu, Lac
  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the
  • Kisangani
  • Wagenia, Île de
  • Brazzaville

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Stereographs

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 132