Unidentified photographs of the North Pacific and Bering Sea area

ID: SIA RU007074

Creator: Stejneger, Leonhard, 1851-1943

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1882-1916

Citation: Leonhard Stejneger Papers, 1753, 1867-1943

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Abstract

This item consists of a photo album containing black-and-white photographs of Bering Island (Ostrov Beringa), Copper Island (Ostrov Mednyy), and other locations near the North Pacific and Bering Sea region taken by Colonel Voloshinov. Photos depict the local men and women of these areas, fur seals, hauling grounds, geographic features, rookeries, and fur seal slaughtering. Included with the album is a 3 page list of descriptions for each plate. Some or all of these photographs may be published.

Date Range

1882-1916

Start Date

1882

End Date

1916

Access Information

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Topic

  • Northern fur seal
  • Zoology
  • Zoologists

Place

  • Mednyy, Ostrov
  • Beringa, ostrov
  • Russia

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Photograph albums

Accession #

SIA RU007074

Collection name

Leonhard Stejneger Papers, 1753, 1867-1943

Physical Description

1 folder (photographs)

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 47