Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition, 1955, reel 23, film transfer with wet gate, 3/4" U-matic videotape, July 6, 1995, 53:00 minutes

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Creator

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

Abstract

The motion picture documents Waldo Schmitt's work during the Smithsonian-Bredin Belgian Congo Expedition, 1955. The 53 minute motion picture exists as Reel 23; film transfer with wet gate; 3/4" U-matic videotape; July 6, 1995; and digital file. Includes closeup shots of insect specimens, local inhabitants fishing, collecting specimens along marshes, vistas of countryside, local communities (including major buildings), river ferries, river shorelines, traditional building huts, a dam, and ruins.

Date Range

1955

Start Date

1955

End Date

1955

Access Information

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Topic

  • Zoology
  • Crustacea
  • Entomology
  • Crustaceans

Place

  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the
  • Africa

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Motion pictures (visual work)

Accession #

SIA RU007231

Collection name

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1907-1978

Physical Description

Reference copy: 1 digital .wmv file (53 minutes)

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives