Album 2 Africa, 1957 : includes photographs of Wetmore, Jean Theodore Delacour, Hoyes Lloyd, and Roger Tory Peterson

ID: SIA RU007006

Creator: Africa, 1957

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1957

Citation: Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

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Abstract

The photograph album documents Alexander Wetmore's travel in Africa during 1957. Photographs are numbered, and captioned with location, description, and date. Subject matter includes structures and terrain of Wankie Game Reserve [Hwange National Park]; portraits and candid images of colleagues; examples of Sparrow-weaver nests; observed wildlife; towns and ports visited; and aerial photographs. Additionally locations include Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls, Zambesi [Zambezi] River, and Kruger National Park. Includes photographs of Wetmore, Jean Theodore Delacour, Hoyes Lloyd, and Roger Tory Peterson.

Date Range

1957

Start Date

Jul 12, 1957

End Date

Aug 12, 1957

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Hwange National Park
  • Africa
  • Victoria Falls
  • Zimbabwe
  • Kruger National Park
  • Zambezi

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Photograph albums

Accession #

SIA RU007006

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

Physical Description

1 photograph album

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 187 Folder 2