Album 1 Venezuela, 1954

ID: SIA RU007006

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1954

Citation: Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

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The photograph album documents Alexander Wetmore's work in Venezuela. Alexander Wetmore traveled to the Amazonas territory of Venezuela in 1954 to take part in a ornithological expedition sponsored by William H. Phelps. Photographs include numbers, date, and caption with description and location. Subject matter includes shorelines of rivers in Amazonas territory; villages and structures along the rivers; candid images of expedition members; and curiarias. Includes photographs of Wetmore, James H. Kempton, William H. Phelps, Jr., and Kathleen D. Phelps.

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  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology


  • Atabapo, Río
  • Venezuela
  • Puerto Ayacucho
  • Amazonas
  • Negro, Río
  • Guainía, Río


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Photograph albums

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SIA RU007006

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

Physical Description

1 Photograph album

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Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 185 Folder 1