Prints of Peru highlands

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Abstract

The black-and-white photographs were taken during the National Geographic Society Yale University Peruvian Expedition, 1915. Includes prints of Peru highlands, with subject matter of timberline campsites, peaks of Torontoy, participant on trail toward mountains, local residences, and Narciso and Tomas (two local inhabitants working for the expedition and mentioned in Heller's notes) packing supplies on mules. No negatives. Locations include Torontoy, Ocobamba Pass in Peru.

Date Range

1915

Start Date

1915

End Date

1915

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Topic

Place

  • Cuzco
  • Ocobamba, Río
  • Torontoy
  • Peru

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 7 Folder 18