Maria Bandeira and Mary Agnes Chase in Brazil

ID: SIA2009-4223 and SIA2009-4227 and Chase 1847

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1924-25

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 229, Box 20, Photo Album

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Summary

Brazilian botanist Maria Bandeira, of the Jardim Botanico de Rio de Janeiro, with Mary Agnes Chase, botanist with the United States Department of Agriculture and honorary curator of the Grass Herbarium at the United States National Herbarium, Smithsonian Institution, at the summit of Mt. Itatiaia, Brazil.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Chase, Agnes 1869-1963
  • Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro
  • United States Dept. of Agriculture
  • United States National Herbarium

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • Maria Bandeira accompanied Mary Agnes Chase for this part of her second trip to Brazil. Mary Agnes Chase later heard from P. Campos Porto that Bandeira entered a convent, the last mention of her. There is no information about how long she remained there.
  • There are digital copies for this image. The first image, SIA2009-4223, is a Sepia copy of the image. The digital copy of this image includes the original caption. The second image, SIA2009-4227, is a Black and White copy of this image. The digital copy of this image does not include the original caption.
  • The geographic location of this image is approximated by the information provided in the original caption of the image. It is not an exact longitude and latitude.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 229, Box 20, Photo Album

Contact information

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

Date

1924-25

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Topic

  • Women
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Mt. Itatiaia, Brazil
  • Agrostology
  • Employees
  • Plants
  • Grasses
  • History
  • Tropical Biology
  • Bandeira, Maria
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Field Work
  • Women--History
  • Botany
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

  • South America
  • Brazil
  • Latin America

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group

ID Number

SIA2009-4223 and SIA2009-4227 and Chase 1847

Physical description

Color: Black and White and Sepia; Size: 5w x 3h; Type of Image: Group; Medium: Photographic print

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