Barro Colorado Island, Panama

ID: 2002-10652 and MAH-42818

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print


Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 34 Folder 30

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View of the buildings and dock of the Barro Colorado Island Canal Zone Biological Area from Gatun Lake in the Panama Canal, Panama. Established in 1924 as a natural history laboratory, it was made part of the Smithsonian in 1946 and later renamed the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.


  • Barro Colorado Island Biological Laboratory
  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)


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The original negative number is MAH-42818.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 34 Folder 30

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

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  • Architecture
  • Tropical Biology
  • Barro Colorado Island (Panama)
  • Buildings
  • Panama Canal


  • Barro Colorado Nature Monument (Panama)
  • Panama
  • Barro Colorado Island (Panama)
  • Panama Canal
  • Gatun Lake (Panama)


  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

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2002-10652 and MAH-42818

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Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print

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