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Mary Jobe Akeley papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .A342-.A344
Dates: 1859-1940

Carl and Mary in Africa

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 24
Scope and Contents Filmed during the AMNH Eastman-Pomeroy-Akeley East African Expedition, 1926. In the opening sequence, Carl Ethan Akeley (associate in the AMNH Department of Mammalogy, and associate curator and adviser in the AMNH Department of Preparation) watches artist William R. Leigh painting habitat studies for the background of the klipspringer group, one of the dioramas now in the museum's Akeley Hall of African Mammals. At the campsite, located in the Lukenia Hills 40 miles east of Nairobi, Leigh...
Dates: 1926

[Rock study for the Klipspringer Group] [art original] / A.A. Jansson

 Item — Frame: 1
Identifier: Art Survey No. 872
Scope and Contents

Painting Jansson made during the Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy Expedition to British East Africa, 1926-1927. Detail of the Lukenia Hills, forty miles east of Nairobi, with weathered granite rocks and shrubs (possibly Boswellia pyrifera). Facsimiles of the rocks were made for the Kiplinger diorama in the American Museum of Natural History's Akeley Hall of African Mammals. Signed at lower left. On back of canvas: "P.20" (and "P 356" crossed out).

Dates: 1927