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dyptych featuring Chapin before and during the expedition

Lang's notes: Image 1: Lantern Slide (color) "James P. Chapin on S. S. Leopoldville, Congo Belge, June 1909 Image 2: Portrait of Chapin.

Left: Chapin was a junior at Columbia University when he and Lang left New York for Africa. Right: When Chapin returned to the U.S. six years later, he was a seasoned scientist and a world authority on the birds of central Africa.

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