Sudan, 1913-4, volume ii

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Abstract

This is the second of four sketchbooks of wildlife of Sudan, 1913 -1914, by Abel Chapman. The sketchbook includes images of birds and mammals in a variety of poses, including individuals and groups, habitat, behavior (flying), nests, and some through telescope lens. Captions vary, but usually include common name, date, sometimes location, and behavior observed. This notebooks has more notes about observed animals (appearance, behavior) than the first notebook. Includes map of area 45 kilos west of Tonga. Locations include Supra, Khor Fela, Lake No. Includes a portion of a letter.

Date Range

1913-1914

Start Date

1913

End Date

1914

Access Information

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Mammalogy
  • Ornithology

Place

Sudan

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Sketchbooks

Collection name

Russell E. Train Africana Collection, 1663-1996, Smithsonian Institution Library, c. 1894-1939

Physical Description

1 sketchbook

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution. Libraries

Sublocation

Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History