Cobble 35 mm Slides, 1979

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Abstract

The box of 35mm slides documents the field work of William Osman relating to benthic marine life and travel during 1979. Slides are images of plates that have been submerged in order to study what species grow in the vicinity. Slides include a variety of information: identifier (e.g. ISK RK1 BOT B) and month and year (e.g. Dec-79). Also includes slides that show landscapes and underwater scenes primarily of vegetation. These slides do not have information recorded on them. The slides are divided into six columns with description on a piece of paper that lines in the inside of the box lid. Information varies in detail, but indicates that images come from Tahiti (possibly Tahiti island in New South Wales), south Australia, New Zealand, as well as plates used during benthic marine study.

Date Range

1979

Start Date

1979

End Date

1979

Access Information

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Topic

  • Marine Biology
  • Benthic animals
  • Marine biology

Place

  • New Zealand
  • United States
  • California
  • Australia

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Slides (photographs)

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-326

Collection name

Richard William Osman Papers, 1977-1981

Physical Description

1 Field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 5 folder 2