Port au Prince, Haiti

ID: SIA2010-0722 or Hitchcock # 1098

Creator: Hitchcock, A. S (Albert Spear) 1865-1935

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1923-1924

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 29, Box 19, Folder: Volume 2 nos. 782-111829, Box 19, Folder: Volume 2 nos. 782-1118

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Summary

A view of Port au Prince, Hayti (Haiti) seen from the ship "Panama" at dock. Another ship is in the water in front of Port au Prince.

Author

Hitchcock, A. S (Albert Spear) 1865-1935

Subject

  • Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1923-1924
  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • Scientists are on the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone. Smithsonian staff were in Panama with the Institute for Research in Tropical America, a group of private foundations and universities under the auspices of the National Research Council, who first established a research laboratory on Barro Colorado Island, Panama Canal Zone, now known as the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, in order to investigate the flora and fauna of tropical America.
  • Albert S. Hitchcock was a botanist with the United States Agriculture Department's Bureau of Plant Industry and Honorary Curator of Grasses at the United States National Herbarium at the Smithsonian. The negative number #1097 is Hitchcock's negative number. The original photograph is located in Hitchcock's travel album.
  • For a view of taken at Port au Prince see Neg. SIA2010-0721.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 29, Box 19, Folder: Volume 2 nos. 782-111829, Box 19, Folder: Volume 2 nos. 782-1118

Contact information

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

Date

1923-1924

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Boats and boating
  • Landscapes
  • Ships

Place

  • Haiti
  • Port-au-Prince (Haiti)
  • Caribbean Sea

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

SIA2010-0722 or Hitchcock # 1098

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Black and white ; Size: 5.38w x 3.13h ; Type of Image: Landscape ; Medium: Photographic print

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