Teone Vahini (Mrs. Pito)

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Summary

Teone Vahini, Mrs. Pito, making "popoi". A Polynesian, Teone was one of the persons the Clarkes met while living for 3 months on Rapa Island while collecting natural history specimens in 1963. J. F. Gates (John Frederick Gates) Clarke, 1905-1990, was curator of Lepidoptera at the National Museum of National History.

Subject

Clarke, John Frederick Gates

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Photograph included in the transcript of John Frederick Gates Clarke by Pamela M. Henson, April 30, 1986, in Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 9555 Box 1, John Frederick Gates Clarke Oral History Interview

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1963

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Vahini, Teone (Mrs. Pito)
  • Rapa Island
  • Entomology
  • Collecting and collections
  • Entomologists
  • Tropic of Capricorn
  • Islands
  • Food
  • Austral Islands
  • Polynesians

Place

Austral Islands

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

92-224

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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