Photographs probably made on an expedition or other field research in South America documenting the region's agriculture, people, and scenery. The collection includes images of botanical specimens, South American peoples, llamas, native and Western-style buildings, and canoes and waterways. The images contain signage in both Spanish and Portuguese, suggesting that the photographs were made in multiple countries. According to a note kept with the collection, Albert Charles Smith may have been the photographer for all or part of this collection.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 95
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The Smithsonian Institution Archives holds records of the Department of Botany.