Hotel Pinho, Brazil

ID: 96-546 or Chase # 1969

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1929

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 229, Box 20, Photo Album #1

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Summary

Hotel Pinho, Brazil, from Mary Agnes Chase's scrapbook of a botanical collecting expedition to Brazil in 1929. Chase is standing to the left, in the large hat. Chase specialized in the study of grasses, as a botanist for the United States Department of Agriculture and as honorary curator of grasses for the United States National Herbarium at the Smithsonian, and conducted extensive field work in South America.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Chase, Agnes 1869-1963
  • United States Dept. of Agriculture
  • United States National Herbarium
  • United States National Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • Chase negative number 1969.
  • The original negative number of this image is Chase Negative 1969.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 229, Box 20, Photo Album #1

Contact information

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

Date

1929

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Explorations and Expeditions
  • Grasses
  • Personnel management
  • Women
  • Employees
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Tropical Biology
  • National Collections
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Field Work
  • History
  • Plants
  • Hotel Pinho, Brazil
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Agrostology
  • Women--History
  • Botany
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

  • South America
  • Brazil
  • Latin America

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

96-546 or Chase # 1969

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 5w x 2h; Type of Image: Group, Candid; Medium: Photographic print

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