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His videos of the bottom of the Red Sea, made in 1952–53, were the first color photographs of a seabed. Cousteau’s filmed documentary of the find of an ancient Greek ship near Marseilles was spectacular. The remains of this 39 freighter and its wine cargo are on display in Marseilles in a museum near Vieux Port (the ancient harbor). The Calypso was his base for many other documentaries. Cousteau wrote a number of popular books about marine subjects; two favorites are The Living Sea and Amazon Journey.
These works too are the standard reference materials describing the animals. Bush suffered a mental breakdown some time after that. By 1911, she was no longer working in research but in arranging materials for museum exhibits, and in 1914, she entered the Hartford (Connecticut) Retreat, a home and hospital for mental patients. She then lived for a time (1920 to 1924) in Farmington, Massachusetts, returning to the Hartford Retreat in the 1930s. She died of pneumonia on January 19, 1937, while living there.
When a major volcanic eruption occurred, he described it thoroughly. A passing German vessel gave him passage to France. It stopped at St. Helena on the journey, where Bory caught a spectacular butterfly. He presented an accurate map of the island and the butterfly to Napoléon on his return. Marriage in 1802 and continuation of his interest in natural history kept him busy. He continued in the army, working as a cartographer, and maintained his career as a naturalist. The publication of a two-volume work on his travels with the Baudin expedition was a success.