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African Scenes , 1936 or 1955

 Item — Box: F16-0006
Identifier: F16-006

note on date

Edge codes suggest the film is from 1934, 1954 or 1974. The film could be from the 1936 African Expedition to Portugese West Africa, lead by Gilpin Lovering and James Devlin, Jr., or from the 1955 Africa Expedition, lead by William K. Carpenter.

Miscellaneous imagse of African animas, landscapes, and natives; the following captions appear: "Field taxidermy," "Two of everything has been collected," "Road to the South and home."


  • 1936 or 1955

Conditions Governing Access

Original audiovisual materials may not be played. Researchers must consult digital use copies. Please contact the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel Unviersity, Library and Archives for more information.


From the Collection: 1 item(s) (Archival film boxes housed in 2 upright freezers (2009). 1 box of files for reproductions of original canisters. 1 excel spreadsheet.)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Related Materials

Possibly related to F16-099

Materials Specific Details

No leader, no coda; two unmended breaks (200, 300 feet).

Physical Description

A_D Reading: 0.5 Gauge: 16mm Length: App 350' Length (sort): 350 Col/B&W: Col Sil/Sno: Sil Base: Kodachrome Edge codes: Plus circle (34, 54, 74) Inspection: 9/2007 DS

Container Summary

16mm-006 F16-0006 Tin 39 AFR 4


Repository Details

Part of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University Repository

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