Mounted photographs, papyrus swamp bordering the Nile at Wadelai, veldt rhino camp after burning the grass, veldt Rhino Camp showing unburned condition

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Abstract

This folder consists of 3 black-and-white photographs mounted with captions to a single board. The photographs were probably taken by Edmund Heller, year unknown. Captions were added by Heller. The photographs depict: (1) papyrus swamp bordering the Nile at Wadelai (Uganda); (2) veldt Rhino Camp (Uganda) after burning the grass showing characteristic tree growth, including brown-barked Acacia in center and foreground; veldt calf at Rhino Camp showing unburned condition; and (3) tall grass and Acacia and Combroteum (?) bushes.

Date Range

1909-1910

Start Date

1909

End Date

1910

Access Information

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Topic

Mammalogy

Place

  • Albert Nile
  • Nile River
  • Uganda
  • Wadelai

Form/Genre

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

Accession #

SIA RU007179

Collection name

Edmund Heller Papers, circa 1898-1918

Physical Description

3 black-and-white photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 9 Folder 7