Prints of Montana, Peru

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The 23 black-and-white photographs were taken during the National Geographic Society Yale University Peruvian Expedition, 1915. There are numbers and descriptions on the reserve side of some images. Subject matter includes candid images of Machigangas Indians around residential(?) structures, birds observed, specimens collected including Santos (participant) demonstrating size of a collected snake, and a howler monkey and other primates. No negatives. There is a list of image numbers and descriptions with photographs. Locations include the region of La Montaña, Peru.

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  • La Montaña
  • Peru


  • 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 7 Folder 22