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

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Creator

Rathbun, Richard, 1852-1918

Abstract

Photograph album containing black-and-white images taken by Richard Rathburn 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.

Date Range

1875-1878

Start Date

1875

End Date

1878

Access Information

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Topic

  • Corals
  • Invertebrates
  • Coral

Place

  • Pernambuco
  • Canada
  • Brazil
  • Bahia
  • New Westminster

Form/Genre

  • 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

Sublocation

Box 15 Folder 11