Europe, 1930 : photographs of Spain

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Photographs document Alexander Wetmore's time in Spain in 1930. He came to collect specimens of birds for the US National Museum (USNM). During the same trip he attended the VII International Ornithological Congress in Amsterdam. Sites include Puente de los Fierros, Oviedo, Puerto de Pajaro, Busdongo, Riano, Sierra del Ponton. Subject matter includes villages of the region, individual residences, rivers, mountain ranges, bridges, forests, valleys, and local landmarks.

Date Range


Start Date

Apr 29, 1930

End Date

May 20, 1930

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Oviedo
  • León
  • Busdongo
  • Puente de los Fierros
  • Spain
  • Riano


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

Accession #

SIA RU007006

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

Physical Description

1 folder

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 143 Folder 7