Persian Gulf photographs

ID: SIA RU007428

Creator: Erdman, Donald S.

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1948

Citation: Donald S. Erdman Papers, 1948

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Black-and-white photographs depicting fish caught, fishermen, ports, landscapes / seascapes, and birds. Only some photographs with fish are labeled with scientific name of the fish and sometimes locality. Other photos are unlabeled, although Erdman is possibly depicted in some photographs. Localities include Tarut Bay, Near Zaal Island, Jidda, Manama (Bahrain), and Tanura fish pier.

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  • Ichthyology
  • Fisheries


  • Saudi Arabia
  • Tannurāh, Ra's
  • Al-Manāmah
  • Khalīj Tārūt
  • Persian Gulf
  • Jiddah
  • Bahrain


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

Accession #

SIA RU007428

Collection name

Donald S. Erdman Papers, 1948

Physical Description

1 field book

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Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 4