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Creator

  • Heller, Edmund, 1875-1939
  • National Geographic Society Yale University Peruvian Expedition, 1915

Abstract

The 28 black-and-white photographs were taken during the National Geographic Society Yale University Peruvian Expedition, 1915. No negatives. There are descriptions on the reverse side including types of specimens, sex, and photograph number. Subject matter includes local guides with specimens of vicugnas collected, detail images of specimens, vistas of terrain, and tents at the campsite (in snow). Locations include La Raya Pass [Abra La Raya], Huanaco, and Puno, Peru.

Date Range

1915

Start Date

1915

End Date

1915

Access Information

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Topic

  • Zoology
  • Mammalogy

Place

  • La Raya, Abra
  • Huanaco
  • Peru
  • Puno

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 19