"Shelling cocoa, full page Illustration to face p 344" 7 1/2" x 9 1/2" photograph on 11" x 14" presentation mount

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Abstract

This is a black-and-white photograph taken while Charles Branch Wilson worked at the Johns Hopkins University's marine laboratory at Port Antonio, Jamaica in 1897. The photograph depicts a group of 6 women shelling cocoa. They are under a tree with a large pile of seeds, holding knives and baskets, apparently in the process of shelling them.

Date Range

1897

Start Date

1897

End Date

1897

Access Information

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Topic

  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

Jamaica

Form/Genre

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

Accession #

SIA RU007235

Collection name

Charles Branch Wilson papers, 1881-1941 and undated

Physical Description

1 photograph

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 7 Folder 5