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[African Mammal Hall background study of a plain with small trees] [art original] / [A.A. Jansson]

 Item — Frame: 1
Identifier: Art Survey No. 357
Scope and Contents Painting by Jansson during the Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy Expedition to British East Africa, 1926-1927. Landscape with small trees or brushes in foreground, a plain in the middle ground and low mountains in the background. Jansson painted many scenes for the proposed Akeley Hall of African Mammals. This was not used for any of the dioramas for the hall. In wooden frame painted gray, 45 x 68 cm. Painting unsigned. On back of painting: "P 505" and "#11."

Mary Jobe Akeley papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .A342-.A344

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 and...

[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).