Watson Perrygo in Darien, Panama

ID: 91-2185 or Wetmore # 2717

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1946

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7006, Box 174, Folder: Album 2

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Summary

Watson M. Perrygo (left), taxidermist for the United States National Museum, and Sergeant E. W. (Bill) McCarthy (right) both leaning against a truck, with unidentified man seated in the truck, in Jaque, Darien, Panama, on April 9, 1946. Perrygo accompanied Alexander Wetmore (1886-1978), ornithologist and Sixth Secretary (1944-1952) of the Smithsonian, on numerous bird specimen collecting trips to Panama.

Subject

  • Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
  • Perrygo, Watson M. 1906-1984
  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)
  • United States National Museum
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States. Army

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7006, Box 174, Folder: Album 2

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1946

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Trucks
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Taxidermists
  • Transportation
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Expeditions
  • McCarthy, Sergeant E. W. (Bill)
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

  • Barro Colorado Nature Monument (Panama)
  • Panama
  • Darien
  • Jaque

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

91-2185 or Wetmore # 2717

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 4w x 4h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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