Mounted photographs, a giant Candelabra euphorbia near Chief Sururu's village, a pool on the veldt near rhino camp, the Nile at rhino camp showing vast papyrus swamp and absence of definite shoreline

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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) A giant Candelabra euphorbia near Chief Sururu's village; a pool on the veldt near Rhino Camp (Uganda), showing brown-barked Acacia trees and yellow pond lilies; the Nile at Rhino Camp showing vast papyrus swamp and absence of definite shoreline.

Date Range

1908-1917

Start Date

1908

End Date

1917

Access Information

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Topic

Mammalogy

Place

  • Rhino Camp
  • Nile River
  • Uganda

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 12