Haiti, Photographs, 1927, and undated, consists mostly of photographs from Wetmore's 1927 expedition to Haiti and the Dominican Republic

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Photographs are mostly from Wetmore's expedition to Haiti in 1927 and the Dominican Republic. Images have captions on the backside and often include a date and an assigned number, though not corresponding with negative numbers (may have been used in a publication). Subject matter includes aerial images; sulphur spring; camp sites; colleagues; sisal fields; animals loaded with supplies; caves; mountainside vegetation; birds and nests; and boats at coast. Locations include the vicinity of Etang de Miragoane, Pic de Macaya, Bahía de Samaná, Constanza, Baie d'Aquin, and Île de la Gonâve.

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Miragoâne, Étang de
  • Haiti
  • Pic de Macaya
  • Constanza
  • Ecuador
  • Gonâve, Île de la
  • Samaná, Bahía de


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

Accession #

SIA RU007006

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 242 Folder 8