Mémoires sur la famille des Graminées : contenant, 1°. La physiologie; 2°. La classification des Graminées; 3°. L'analyse microscopique et le développement de la fécule dans les céréales / par M. Raspail
Raspail, F.-V (François-Vincent) 1794-1878 Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries) Search this
118 Slides (4 x 3.25 in.)
1909 - 1910
Scope and Contents note:
The collection consists of slides taken by a member of the Roosevelt party, some professionally prepared by Scott Studios in New York, some from the American Museum of Natural History Department of Education. A number of the slides are of John Goodwin drawings, in color. None of these were ever printed in color. They appeared in the early editions of African game trails. Among the slides are depictions of: Theodore Roosevelt and other members of his hunting party; one man is preparing to use his camera; live rhino; entire hunting party (over 100 people) posing before tent; natives with spears and shields (numerous); hunters on horses; Theodore Roosevelt in front of his fallen elephant; Theodore Roosevelt shown clearly posing with other white hunters and natives; Theodore Roosevelt and white hunters and natives posing in front of American flag; and Theodore Roosevelt holding a long branch; and Edmund Heller.
Includes 64 hand-colored slides. There are two professional glass slide holder boxes, one marked "With Roosevelt in Africa," the other marked "Africa undecided. "Ph024 is the accession number in the Russell E. Train inventory list of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History.
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