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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...
- Subject: Animals -- Africa
- Names: American Museum of Natural History
- Names: Akeley, Mary L. Jobe (Mary Lenore Jobe), 1878-1966