Photographs, probably made by a tourist, documenting architecture and city scenes in Havana, Cuba (1919); San Jose and Port Simon, Costa Rica (1926); and Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Some images depict agriculture and religious subjects, including those of an experimental agriculture station in Cuba, the coffee industry in Brazil, and a J...
This accession consists of glass lantern slides taken during Waldo LaSalle Schmitt's trip on the Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition to the east and west coasts of South America, 1923-1927. The photographs depict various towns and cities in Brazil such as Rio de Janeiro, Paqueta, Sao Sabastino, Sao Francisco, in addition ...
These are of pictographs from the upper Rio Uaupes (Vaupes), Amazonas, Brazil, near the Columbian border. Includes letter of December 5, 1950, containing sketches and black and white photographs.
This collection contains 15 photographs depicting Karajá (Caraja) peoples of Tocantins State in Brazil, circa 1930-1931.
Photographs from an album which documents 19th century built environments in Africa and Brazil including buildings, cities, docks and ships. The African photographs document Cape Town, South Africa, the docks and the Parliament; Dakar, Senegal, including the harbor and street scenes; and Libreville, Gabon, including government buildings and ships in Rio de Janeiro. Images of Brazil show government buildings and ships in Rio de Janeiro.
Negatives shot by Francis Gow-Smith over the course of eight months of fieldwork in the Mato Grosso state of Brazil in 1926. Gow-Smith was collecting ethnographic material on behalf of the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation. Indigenous communities photographed include the Parecís (Paressi), Nambikuára (Nambicuara) and Borôro (Bororo) peoples.
Photographs made by George C. Coudert among the Tenharim and Parintintín (Parintintin) communities in Brazil during a 1924 expedition.
Subtitled "Description of artifacts collected in the Waura village, Xingu National Park Mato Grosso, Brazil, on April 8, 1983." Includes ethnographic background on the role of spirit masks, their use in ceremonial performances, and their construction. There are also notes on sound recordings, conservation of the material, and Waura words.
Contents: Indians of the Rio Uaupes (Vaupes) and its tributaries in Southeast Colombia and adjacent Brazil, taken by Paul H. Allen, ca. 1946, while employed by a rubber company. Includes 2 duplicate photos.