Mary Vaux Walcott

ID: 2006-3058 or SA-88


Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1920

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 69, Folder: SA-88

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Mary Vaux Walcott (1860-1940), third wife of Charles Doolittle Walcott (1850-1927), fourth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution from 1907 to 1927. Mrs. Walcott was a noted wild flower artist, photographer, and amateur geologist and accompanied her husband on his trips to British Columbia. She is pictured seated in a field camp and on the ground are rolled up bedrolls, two carrying cases and other camp equipment. Patches of snow can be seen.


  • Walcott, Mary Vaux 1860-1940
  • Walcott, Charles D (Charles Doolittle) 1850-1927


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 69, Folder: SA-88

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  • Women
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Snow
  • Secretaries
  • Clothing and dress
  • History
  • Camps
  • Photographers
  • Equipment
  • Geologists
  • Expeditions
  • Artists
  • Camping
  • Camping--Equipment and supplies
  • Women--History


British Columbia


  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

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2006-3058 or SA-88

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Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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