The photos in this set cover three different Field Museum Africa expeditions. 1.) The 1896 D.G. Elliot/Carl Akeley zoology expedition to collect mammal specimens. 2.) The Carl Akeley British East Africa expedition (1905-1906), during which Akeley collected the two large elephant specimens that are presently displayed in the museum's Stanley Field Hall. 3.) The Daily News Abyssinian Expedition (1926-1927) with renowned wildlife artist, Louis Agassiz Fuertes.
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