United States Fish Commission Steamer "Albatross" Circumnavigation of South America, 1888

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Group portrait of Fuegians at Otter Bay, Straits of Magellan.


  • United States National Museum
  • United States Fish Commission
  • Albatross (Steamer)


For description of expedition, see: Townsend, Charles H. "A Naturalist in the Straits of Magellan." The Popular Science Monthly, vol. 77, 1910.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-007, Box 024, Image No. MNH-4938

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  • Scientific expeditions
  • Yahgan Indians


Magellan, Strait of (Chile and Argentina)


Glass negatives

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SIA Acc. 11-007 [MNH-4938]

Physical description

5 x 4;

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