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Neptune Party, Grace Line Steamer

People in costume. Neptune Party, Grace Line Steamer. Passengers crossing Equator for first time were dunked in canvas tank of water on ship's deck. Macbride's Journal Entry: Mar. 3, 1923. Father Neptune came aboard as usual today. Dr. B* was properly initiated after being accused of having too much of a "lichen" for the lichen family. [*Dr. George S. Bryan of Wisconsin University, who accompanied Macbride in 1923].

 

Name of Expedition: Captain Marshall Field South American Expedition

Participants: J. Francis Macbride, William Featherstone

Expedition Start Date: February 22, 1923

Expedition End Date: September 25, 1923

Purpose or Aims: Botany Plants

Location: Peru, South America

 

Digital Identifier: CSB49581

 

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Taken on October 28, 2007