Photographs of Bering and Copper Islands and Kamchatka

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Creator

Stejneger, Leonhard, 1851-1943

Abstract

These black and white photographs mounted on board pertain to Stejneger's extensive study of the fur seals of the North Pacific-Bering Sea. 1 photograph is a panorama. Depicted in these photographs are geographic features, village and town life, and rookeries. Locations depicted include various locations on Bering Island (officially Ostrov Beringa), Copper Island (officially Ostrov Mednyy), and Kamchatka. Photographs have varying dates ranging from 1895 to 1897, and many are annotated with specific locations. Some or all of these photographs may be published.

Date Range

1895-1897

Start Date

1895

End Date

1897

Access Information

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Topic

  • Zoology
  • Northern fur seal
  • Zoologists

Place

  • Kamchatka
  • Mednyy, Ostrov
  • Beringa, ostrov
  • Palata, Mys
  • Russia

Form/Genre

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

Accession #

SIA RU007074

Collection name

Leonhard Stejneger Papers, 1753, 1867-1943

Physical Description

59 black-and-white photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 30 Folders 1-4