Prints of vegetation and scenery. For negatives, see Folder 55.

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Creator

  • Heller, Edmund, 1875-1939
  • Rainey African Expedition, 1911-1912

Abstract

The 21 black-and-white photographs document Edmund Heller's collecting in Africa. Subject matter includes vegetation, inland waters, vistas of mountain ranges, grasslands, baskets used for fishing (similar to folder #), expedition campsites, a church in session, and town street of Nairobi. Most photographs indicate location on the reverse side. For negatives, see Folder 55. Some image descriptions on reverse indicate photographs were taken during the Rainey African Expedition, 1911-1912. Locations include Nyeri, Theka Falls, Yala, Taita, Kanirando{?) bay, Kaimasi road, Nairobi, and Mazeras, Kenya.

Date Range

1911-1912

Start Date

1911

End Date

1912

Access Information

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Topic

Place

  • Taita
  • Nairobi
  • Mazeras
  • Kenya
  • Yala
  • Africa
  • Nyeri

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 5 Folder 38