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Cercomela scotocerca turkana

Collector:
Edgar A. Mearns  Search this
Expedition:
Childs Frick Abyssinian Expedition  Search this
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Male
Place:
Lake Rudolf, 10 mi S, Rift Valley, Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
9 Jul 1912
Common name:
Brown-tailed Rock Chat
Red-rumped Wheatear
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Aves, Passeriformes, Turdidae
Published Name:
Cercomela scotocerca turkana
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 22905
USNM Number:
244635
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Vertebrate Zoology
Birds
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3d33b4c88-f820-4cb1-9f63-ba31b5ad9cdf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_12311550

Cercomela scotocerca turkana

Collector:
Edgar A. Mearns  Search this
Expedition:
Childs Frick Abyssinian Expedition  Search this
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Male
Place:
Lake Rudolf, 10 mi S, Rift Valley, Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
9 Jul 1912
Common name:
Brown-tailed Rock Chat
Red-rumped Wheatear
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Aves, Passeriformes, Turdidae
Published Name:
Cercomela scotocerca turkana
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 22904
USNM Number:
244634
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Vertebrate Zoology
Birds
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/386ce5ec0-32a1-4680-b54a-feafb2707a7e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_12311575

Cercomela scotocerca turkana

Collector:
Edgar A. Mearns  Search this
Expedition:
Childs Frick Abyssinian Expedition  Search this
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Male
Place:
Lake Rudolf, SE, Rift Valley, Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
11 Jul 1912
Common name:
Brown-tailed Rock Chat
Red-rumped Wheatear
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Aves, Passeriformes, Turdidae
Published Name:
Cercomela scotocerca turkana
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 22914
USNM Number:
244637
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Vertebrate Zoology
Birds
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/38fc81fb8-5638-4b28-b7b7-438bc872efcf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_12311577

Cercomela scotocerca turkana

Collector:
Edgar A. Mearns  Search this
Expedition:
Childs Frick African Expedition  Search this
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Female
Place:
Indunumara Mountains, Rift Valley, Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
14 Jul 1912
Common name:
Brown-tailed Rock Chat
Red-rumped Wheatear
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Aves, Passeriformes, Turdidae
Published Name:
Cercomela scotocerca turkana
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 22983
USNM Number:
244639
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Vertebrate Zoology
Birds
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c2426f0a-0c7b-48c1-9feb-ee92ee8934f4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_12311579

Cercomela scotocerca turkana

Collector:
Edgar A. Mearns  Search this
Expedition:
Childs Frick Abyssinian Expedition  Search this
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Male
Place:
Lake Rudolf, S end, Rift Valley, Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
10 Jul 1912
Common name:
Brown-tailed Rock Chat
Red-rumped Wheatear
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Aves, Passeriformes, Turdidae
Published Name:
Cercomela scotocerca turkana
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 22908
USNM Number:
244636
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Vertebrate Zoology
Birds
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/33091b750-e9bb-4284-8939-14a2a60fd120
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_12311554

Cercomela scotocerca turkana

Collector:
Edgar A. Mearns  Search this
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Female
Place:
Hor, 18 mi SW, Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
1 Jul 1912
Common name:
Brown-tailed Rock Chat
Red-rumped Wheatear
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Aves, Passeriformes, Turdidae
Published Name:
Cercomela scotocerca turkana
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 22749
USNM Number:
244631
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Vertebrate Zoology
Birds
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/36ae62548-c52f-4764-9dd7-0afe5fa1ed80
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_12311565

Cercomela scotocerca turkana

Collector:
Edgar A. Mearns  Search this
Expedition:
Childs Frick African Expedition  Search this
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Female
Place:
Indunumara Mountains, Rift Valley, Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
14 Jul 1912
Common name:
Brown-tailed Rock Chat
Red-rumped Wheatear
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Aves, Passeriformes, Turdidae
Published Name:
Cercomela scotocerca turkana
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 22984
USNM Number:
244640
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Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3b69c41e3-fa6b-41c6-80eb-11a53f478430
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_12311580

Cercomela scotocerca turkana

Collector:
Edgar A. Mearns  Search this
Expedition:
Childs Frick Abyssinian Expedition  Search this
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Male
Place:
Mar Mora, Ethiopia, Africa
Collection Date:
14 Jun 1912
Common name:
Brown-tailed Rock Chat
Red-rumped Wheatear
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Aves, Passeriformes, Turdidae
Published Name:
Cercomela scotocerca turkana
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 22329
USNM Number:
244630
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Vertebrate Zoology
Birds
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/31829dc16-3b73-4620-b5e8-69d32db9b060
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_12311562

Cercomela scotocerca turkana

Collector:
Edgar A. Mearns  Search this
Expedition:
Childs Frick Abyssinian Expedition  Search this
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Male
Place:
Bodessa, Ethiopia, Africa
Collection Date:
31 May 1912
Common name:
Brown-tailed Rock Chat
Red-rumped Wheatear
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Aves, Passeriformes, Turdidae
Published Name:
Cercomela scotocerca turkana
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 22035
USNM Number:
244629
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Vertebrate Zoology
Birds
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/37726d29e-a5af-46b9-915e-2d7e8e58da00
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_12311555

Cercomela scotocerca turkana

Collector:
Edgar A. Mearns  Search this
Expedition:
Childs Frick Abyssinian Expedition  Search this
Preparation:
Skin: Whole
Sex:
Male
Place:
Lake Rudolf, 10 mi S, Rift Valley, Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
9 Jul 1912
Common name:
Brown-tailed Rock Chat
Red-rumped Wheatear
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Aves, Passeriformes, Turdidae
Published Name:
Cercomela scotocerca turkana
Other Numbers:
Field Number : 22903
USNM Number:
244633
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Vertebrate Zoology
Birds
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Birds Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3181a0950-7671-474f-a5dd-727170f78a60
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_12311573

Hibiscus micranthus L. f.

Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
Illtyd Buller Pole-Evans  Search this
J. Erens  Search this
Place:
On mountains, edge of Turkana Desert. Growing on mountain slopes, Turkana, Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
29 Jul 1938
Common name:
Bebila
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Malvales Malvaceae
Published Name:
Hibiscus micranthus L. f.
Barcode:
01219719
USNM Number:
1941026
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Crowdsourcing Project
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/353137f1e-48f6-419f-84d3-1c26ef289846
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_11183272
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Indigofera sp.

Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
Edgar A. Mearns  Search this
Place:
Vicinity of Lake Rudolf (now renamed - Lake Turkana), Rift Valley, Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
9 Jul 1912
Common name:
indigo
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Fabales Fabaceae Papilionoideae
Published Name:
Indigofera sp.
Barcode:
00598734
USNM Number:
1235712
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/378fbd76b-3f98-455c-82a6-d834cc5a9ef5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2064979
Online Media:

Euphorbia cuneata Vahl

Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
J. H. Padwa  Search this
Min. Elevation:
610  Search this
Place:
50 mls W of Lodwar, Turkana, Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
11 May 1953 or 5 Nov 1953
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Euphorbiales Euphorbiaceae
Published Name:
Euphorbia cuneata Vahl
Barcode:
01338215
USNM Number:
2892856
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3ec910723-c17e-46c2-a5ad-167d9b3eb1fc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_12299774

Ipomoea mombassana Vatke

Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
Edgar A. Mearns  Search this
Place:
Endota nita, Vicinity of Lake Rudolh (Lake Turkana), Rift Valley, Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
22 Jul 1912
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Solanales Convolvulaceae
Published Name:
Ipomoea mombassana Vatke
Convolvulus sp.
Barcode:
00598871
USNM Number:
1235731
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/384216c7b-56e2-4e45-9098-6bdc7b828028
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2057755
Online Media:

Heliotropium sp.

Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
Edgar A. Mearns  Search this
Place:
Vicinity of Lake Rudolf (now called Lake Turkana), Rift Valley, Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
9 Jul 1912
Common name:
heliotrope
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Lamiales Heliotropiaceae
Published Name:
Heliotropium sp.
Barcode:
00599013
USNM Number:
1235734
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3aeb1e8cd-7ad0-4bc8-ac4a-24772ffccf0b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2071452
Online Media:

Headrest

Collector:
Allen Davis  Search this
Donor Name:
Allen Davis  Search this
Length:
20 cm
Width:
8 cm
Height:
15 cm
Culture:
Turkana  Search this
Object Type:
Headrest
Place:
Kenya, Africa
Accession Date:
29 Jan 2019
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
2078918
USNM Number:
E435020-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3abe175c3-9421-439b-b344-714c9798673f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_13921917

Headrest

Collector:
Allen Davis  Search this
Donor Name:
Allen Davis  Search this
Length:
24 cm
Width:
9 cm
Height:
16 cm
Culture:
Turkana  Search this
Object Type:
Headrest
Place:
Kenya, Africa
Accession Date:
29 Jan 2019
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
2078918
USNM Number:
E435024-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/30e9f3418-4a69-4dbb-bcdf-4a7507008883
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_13921921

Neckrest

Collector:
Allen Davis  Search this
Donor Name:
Allen Davis  Search this
Length:
25 cm
Width:
9 cm
Height:
14 cm
Culture:
Turkana  Search this
Object Type:
Headrest
Place:
Kenya, Africa
Accession Date:
29 Jan 2019
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
2078918
USNM Number:
E435016-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3061040a7-e151-432a-9da5-9bd09295a014
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_13921913

Wrist Knife

Collector:
Dr. Ivan Karp  Search this
Patricia Karp  Search this
Donor Name:
Patricia Karp  Search this
Diameter:
11 cm
Height:
0.5 cm
Culture:
Turkana  Search this
Object Type:
Knife
Place:
Kenya, Africa
Accession Date:
6 Jan 2015
Collection Date:
1969 to 1970
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
2070847
USNM Number:
E433801-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3030f0c37-07b0-439f-b735-0119e5913583
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_11937136

Extracts from I Married Adventure by Osa Johnson, including: "Baby Elephant"; "Mt. Kenya from the Air"; "Turkana Hairdos", pages 1 - 5

Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Container:
Box 8, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1959
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Manuscript Materials / S-12: East Africa
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7c4b4b950-84ab-40a0-9bc4-7071df15094f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref39932

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