Egyptian Bombyliids Collection, Watercolors,
1930s
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Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7468
Creators:
Dates:
1930s
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 cu. ft. (2 document boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This collection consists of 84 watercolor paintings of Egyptian Bombyliids, or bee flies, executed by three Russian artists, Roman Strekalovsky, Nicholas Strekalovsky, and E. Kassessinoff. The paintings were done for a planned manuscript on the Bombyliids of Egypt by H. C. Efflatoun. Also included is a copy of Efflatoun's unpublished manuscript and photographs of the paintings. This collection was previously described as Record Unit 1020011, R. Strekalovsky Drawings, circa 1940.

Notes
Personal Papers

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Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7468, Egyptian Bombyliids Collection, Watercolors

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Kassessinoff, E. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Efflatoun, H. C. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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