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

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Color slides document work completed by Waldo L. Schmitt during the Smithsonian-Bredin Caribbean Expedition, 1956. Slides are labeled with location, number, and sometimes a description or name of person photographed. Subject matter includes the cultivation of sugarcane and shipping of sugar; vistas of bays and coastline from shore; candid images of participants and crew; preparing specimens; collecting on the beach; aboard the sailing vessel; countryside of islands; communities visited; and collecting with a seine net. Locations include the vicinity of Porto Rico [Puerto Rico], Grenadines [Grenadine Islands], Trinidad, Antigua, Barbados, and Martinique.

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  • Puerto Rico
  • Barbados
  • Trinidad
  • Grenadine Islands
  • Martinique
  • Caribbean Sea
  • Antigua


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Slides (photographs)

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 135