Man on United States-Mexico Boundary

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Summary

From 1892 to 1894, Edgar Alexander Mearns served as a medical officer with the United States-Mexican Boundary Survey, for which he established a biological section for the collection of specimens of flora and fauna. Pictured is a man atop a horse next to a large cactus.

Subject

  • Mearns, Edgar Alexander 1856-1916
  • United States-Mexican International Boundary Survey 1891-1894

Notes

  • See also number SPI_1679
  • A high resolution digital copy of this image is not yet available. Please contact photos@si.edu for further information.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7083, Box 4, Image #97-8727

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

1892

Restrictions & Rights

  • No restrictions. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email photos@si.edu)
  • Public Domain

Topic

  • Cactus
  • Scientific expeditions

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU007083 [97-8727]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints