D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson Photography Collection

Record level Collection


Part of University Teaching Photographic Material Collection (collecting area) Parent record level Collection

View hierarchy

Description

The D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson Collection contains photographs which he collected.
His collection of lantern slides includes: fisheries research; whaling (photographer - Arthur Earland); Aran Islands (Ireland) life and views; natural history teaching slides. The slides come from many sources, including his own photography and that of several others. There are also a number of commercial slides published by Valentines of Dundee (Greenland's Icy Mountains).

The print collection includes work done for the International Fur Seal Commission showing the Pribiloff Islands, Bering (or Behring) Sea, 1894-1897. They include photography by Alexander (Alec) Masterman Rodger.

In addition to family and friends, the personal photography includes trips to the United States and Greece.

Date

ca. 1860 - 1938

Extent

1200

Help make our records better

The University cares greatly about accurately recording and cataloguing our collections data, and we welcome input from you to make the quality of our records even better.

Suggest additions or corrections to this record