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This item includes 20 black and white images (18 photographs and 2 postcards) depicting bird and plant specimens, village and town life, local inhabitants, agriculture, and country side Carriker encountered during his collecting research in Peru. Images are dated 1930, 1933, 1934, and undated. Localities depicted include but are not limited to River Chanchamayo, Chanchamayo, North Peru, and Leymebamba. Carriker was possibly collecting for Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia at the time. Images possibly relate to Carriker field notes from 1933, housed in Box 3 Folder 3 of this collection.

Date Range

1930, 1933, 1934

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Leymebamba
  • Peru
  • Chanchamayo, Río
  • Chanchamayo


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Postcards

Accession #

SIA RU007297

Collection name

Melbourne Armstrong Carriker, Jr., Papers, 1901, 1907, 1909-1910, 1918, 1929-1965

Physical Description

20 black-and-white photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 2 Folder 51