Velero crew with body of Captain Nyggurud [NOTE: Graphic Content]

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Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expeditions, 1933-1935. This photograph was probably taken by William Randolph Taylor.


  • Nyggerud, Captain
  • Velero III (Cruiser)
  • Hancock Pacific-Galapagos Expeditions (1933-1935)

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7231, Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, Box 90, Folder 2, Image No. SIA2011-1129

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  • 1934
  • December 1934

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Scientific expeditions


Galapagos Islands


Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU007231 [SIA2011-1129]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 2 1/2 X 4 1/2 in

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