Album containing photographs of Brazil, 1875-1878, and British Columbia, undated

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Photograph album containing black-and-white images taken by Richard Rathbun in Brazil from 1875 to 1878. Photographs depict plants, landscapes, houses, people, coral reefs, and individual coral specimens (some of which may have been taken at a field station). A few photos by S. J. Thompson of landscape scenes in New Westminster (B.C.), Canada are also included. Coral reefs in Bay of Bahia and Pernambuco are depicted.

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  • Coral reefs and islands
  • Invertebrates
  • Coral


  • Canada
  • Pernambuco
  • Brazil
  • New Westminster
  • Bahia


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

Accession #

SIA RU007078

Collection name

Richard Rathbun papers, 1870-1918 and undated

Physical Description

1 photograph album

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 15 Folder 11