African animals - immobilizing

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The 14 black and white photographs document Buechner's immobilization studies in Africa during the 1950's and 1960's. Subject matter includes rhinoceros, kob, and giraffe that were immobilized, equipment used, and some images with participants in background. Most have typed captions pasted to the reverse side, which include photograph number and description. Usually these describe at what stage during immobilization the photograph was taken.

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

Accession #

SIA RU007279

Collection name

Helmut Karl Buechner Papers, 1939-1975

Physical Description

14 black-and-white photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 28 Folder 1