National Geographic : 1929 Jan
THE VOLCANOES OF ECUADOR INDIANS OF THE ECUADORIAN JUNGLE When the author and his companion started off downriver on a raft for the return to civilization, they were accompanied by two canoes containing the families of the Indians working for them. When the raft was abandoned, several hundred miles downstream, the Indians returned to their forest homes in these canoes. Continent. Our numbers had been in creased by the addition of sundry animals which we had collected for the Zoological Gardens in London. We had also gathered valuable data, and last, but not least, an unusual collection of still and motion pic tures, so that others might enjoy all the wonderful sights we had seen without any of the discomforts or vexatious delays which it had been our lot to experience. THE "MAP OF DISCOVERY" OF THE HEMISPHERE WITH THIS NUM AS a supplement with the January number, the NATIONAL GEO GRAPHIC MAGAZINE presents its readers with the fifth and last of the re productions in colors of the notable series of mural paintings executed by the Ameri can artist, Mr. N. C. Wyeth, for the head quarters of the National Geographic So ciety in Washington, D. C. The four murals, which were reproduced in 1928 and issued as supplements, were: "The Discoverer," "Commander Byrd at the North Pole," "The Caravels of Colum bus," and "The Map of Discovery of the Eastern Hemisphere." A limited edition of these notable color subjects, unfolded, is available to mem- WESTERN BER hers at the following costs: "The Discov erer," size IOX 32 inches, $I.50 unframed, $7 framed; "Commander Byrd at the North Pole" and "The Caravels of Colum bus," size o1x 13~ inches, each, $I un framed, $5 framed; "Map of Discovery," Eastern and Western Hemispheres, 16/4 x I82 inches, each, $i unframed, $6 framed. Special frontispieces, "Fate Di rects the Faltering Footsteps of Colum bus," Ox 13/ inches (from a painting by Alfred Dehodencq), and "Vasco da Gama at the Court of the Zamorin of Calicut," 92 X 12 inches (from a paint ing by Jose Velloso Salgado), each, $i unframed, $5 framed. All forwarded pre paid in the United States and Canada.