Prints of expedition including participants, route, equipment and Europeans and Americans met en route

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Abstract

13 black-and-white photographs document Edmund Heller's field work during the American Museum of Natural History China Expedition, 1916-1917. Some have captions on the reserved side. Prints are of expedition including participants, route, animals, equipment and Europeans and Americans met en route. Includes expedition traveling by foot along railroad tracks, loading supplies, candid images at campsites, and portrait of groups and individuals hired locally. Additionally, captions state that two photographs are Arthur De C. Sowerby at home in Tientsen [Tianjin] and Sammons House Boat party in Shanghai with names indicated on reverse side. For negatives, see Folder 42 or refer to number on print.

Date Range

1916-1917

Start Date

1916

End Date

1917

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Topic

Place

  • Shanghai
  • China
  • Tianjin

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 8 Folder 11