Palata at Copper Island

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Seals in vicinity of cliffs on the coast of Ostrov Mednyy, Russia. Photograph was taken during Stejneger's field work for U.S. Bureau of Fisheries.


  • Stejneger, Leonhard 1851-1943
  • United States Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7074, Image No. SIA2015-006889

Repository Loc.

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


  • 1882
  • C. 1882-1916

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  • Scientific expeditions
  • Seals (Animals)


  • Copper Island (Russia)
  • Russia


Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU007074 [SIA2015-006889]

Physical description

Photographic prints; 9.5 x 11.5

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