Prints of animals, mostly specimens (2 of 2)

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The black-and-white photographs document Edmund Heller's collecting in Africa. Includes images of live animals and specimens. No negatives, unless otherwise marked on print. Subject matter includes a variety of mammals including rodents. Some photographs indicate they were taken during the Rainey African Expedition, 1911-1912. Includes elephant, cheetahs(?), participants with specimens, candid images of participant and local inhabitants in the midst of collecting, and type of feline. Locations include Loita Plains and Guaso Nyiro [Ewaso Ng’iro], British East Africa [Kenya].

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  • Ewaso Ng’iro
  • Loita Plains
  • Africa
  • Kenya


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

Accession #

SIA RU007179

Collection name

Edmund Heller Papers, circa 1898-1918

Physical Description

1 envelope

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 5 Folder 3 Envelope 2