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Party of Scientists on Barro Colorado Island

Creator:
Hitchcock, A. S (Albert Spear) 1865-1935
Title:
Party of Scientists on Barro Colorado Island
Date:
c. 1923
Notes:
The negative number #1602 is Hitchcock's negative number. The original photograph is located in Hitchcock's travel album
Summary:
A party of scientists is taking a lunch break by a shack on Barro Colorado Island. James Zetek is second from the left. Barro Colorado Island had been a mountaintop but became an island when Gatun Lake was created as the Panama Canal watershed. It was set aside as a nature reserve and tropical field station. Barro Colorado Island is now part of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
Topics:
Field Stations, Tropical Biology, Islands, Scientific expeditions, Naturalists, Natural history
Subjects:
Zetek, James b. 1886, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI), Panama Canal Zone, Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1923-1924
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Places:
Panama, Barro Colorado Island (Panama)
Form/Genre:
Photographic print, Group, candid
Local Number:
SIA2010-1167 and Hitchcock #1602
Physical Description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 5.5w x 3h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Full Record:
http://siris-sihistory.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?&profile=all&source=~!sichronology&uri=full=3100001~!7148~!0#focus
Party of Scientists on Barro Colorado Island, by Hitchcock, A. S (Albert Spear) 1865-1935, c. 1923, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, SIA2010-1167 and Hitchcock #1602.

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