Field photographs, 1934-1935.


Field photographs, 1934-1935.

Photographs documenting the expedition to the Marquesas, Tuamotus, and Galapagos Islands, and Peru, including views of birds and plant life, landscapes, local inhabitants, wildlife, and expedition life and travels. Anthropological studies were conducted by Harry L. Shapiro, and entomological studies and collecting were by Maurice Willows. Photographs were taken by Asaeda and Chapin. Photographs are identified.

1 photonegative : b&w glass.929 photonegatives : b&w nitrate.2 photonegatives : b&w.13 photoprints : b&w mounted on file cards.191 photoprints : b&w.2 albums (542 photoprints) : b&w mounted on file cards.

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