Peruvian Indians Skinning Female Vicugna

ID: 94-12234

Creator: Heller, Edmund 1875-1939

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1914

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 7179 Box 8 Folder 19

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Summary

Indians skinning female vicugna in the LaRaya Pass area between Cuzco and Puno. The photo was taken by Edmund Heller while on the Peruvian Expedition of 1914-15, which was sponsored by Yale University and The National Geographic Society.

Subject

  • Heller, Edmund 1875-1939
  • National Geographic Society
  • Yale University

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 7179 Box 8 Folder 19

Contact information

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

Date

1914

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Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Expeditions
  • School field trips
  • Field trips

Place

Peru

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

94-12234

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 3.5x5.5; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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