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

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Creator

Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978

Alternate Title

Haiti, Photographs, 1927, and undated

Abstract

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.

Date Range

1927

Start Date

1927

End Date

1927

Access Information

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Topic

  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

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

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 242 Folder 8