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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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.


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


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

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

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


  • South America
  • Brazil
  • Latin America


  • 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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