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Abstract

Photographs and postcards document Arthur Sowerby's fishing while in China (undated). Some photographs have captions of varying lengths, some include years, as well as sometimes stamped with China Journal and sundries number. Some captions include details about fish diet, behavior, and who caught it (in cases when collector is other than Sowerby). Subject matter includes detail images of fish caught being held by individuals, as well as images of area buildings and ships.

Date Range

1904-1954

Start Date

1904

End Date

1954

Access Information

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Topic

Ichthyology

Place

China

Form/Genre

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

Accession #

SIA RU007263

Collection name

Arthur de Carle Sowerby Papers, 1904-1954 and undated

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 14 Folder 8