Album 1 Bonaire and Curacao, Netherlands Antilles, 1969 : includes photographs of Wetmore and Beatrice Thielen Wetmore

ID: SIA RU007006

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1969

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

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Abstract

The photograph album documents Alexander Wetmore's efforts studying bird populations on the island of Bonaire and Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles in 1969. Photographs are numbered, and captioned with location, description, and date. Subject matter includes detail shots of birds, birds' nests (including flamingo nest turrets), and surrounding vegetation; coastline; island interior and examples of saliñas; cave drawings; old salt ponds; structures from Slagbaai plantation; and views of town. Additional locations include Pekelmeer and Onima on Bonaire.|Includes photographs of Wetmore and Beatrice Thielen Wetmore.

Date Range

1969

Start Date

Feb 03, 1969

End Date

Mar 03, 1969

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • Pekelmeer
  • Onima
  • Slagbaai
  • Netherlands Antilles
  • Curaçao
  • Bonaire

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Photograph albums

Accession #

SIA RU007006

Collection name

Alexander Wetmore Papers, circa 1848-1979 and undated

Physical Description

1 photograph album

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 195 Folder 1