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Prof. L.F. De Beaufort And F.R.C. Jr, “On The Equator”, Sumatra [Indonesia]

1929. Silver gelatin photograph, titled, signed “J.M. Cope” and dated “4 July 1929” with later annotations added in another hand verso, annotated in ink on accompanying slip, 15.7 x 12.6cm. Stains, paper clip embossing, minor tears, paper loss and creases to edges of image and margins.

Annotations include “Prof. L. F. de Beaufort (Dept. of Zoology, Univ. of Amsterdam), and F.R.C. Jr. Taken ‘On the Equator’, July 4, 1929, near [Fort] de Kock, Sumatra, by J.M.C.” Prof. Lieven Ferdinand de Beaufort (1879-1968) was a Dutch biologist who, in 1903, participated in the North New Guinea Expedition. In the 1920s he was director of the Zoological Museum of Artis in Amsterdam and later zoogeography professor at the University of Amsterdam. Ref: Wiki. See also item 144.

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Item #CL173-148

Price (AUD): $660.00  Other currencies

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