Lantern slides from the Smithsonian-Roosevelt African Expedition, c. 1909-1910

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Abstract

This item contains 8 hand colored lantern slides depicting various scenes and events related to the expedition including the collection of zebra, giraffe, and gemsbok specimens in the field; the expedition party's tent encampments; porters carrying luggage across a river; and a portrait of a Maasai man.

Date Range

1909-1910

Start Date

1909

End Date

1910

Access Information

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Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Safaris

Place

  • Khartoum
  • Nairobi
  • Loita Plains
  • Africa
  • Ilkaputiei
  • Victoria, Lake
  • Kirinyaga
  • Albert, Lake

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Lantern slides
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 06-093

Collection name

Lantern slides from the Smithsonian-Roosevelt African Expedition, circa 1909-1910, 1989

Physical Description

8 lantern slides

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folders 1-4