Color: Cyano type; Size: 3w x 5h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print
21452 or NHB-21452
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
See also Neg. #SIA2009-1360 and 21449 for slightly different pose.
Edgar A. Mearns, an ornithologist, research associate, and honorary associate in zoology, with the United States National Museum, now known as the National Museum of Natural History, was one of three naturalists from the National Museum chosen go on the Smithsonian-Roosevelt African Expedition with Theodore Roosevelt to Africa in 1909. In this pose Mearns is facing towards the left.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 17, Folder: 1