Jose, Fulo Arosemena, and Watson M. Perrygo in Panama

ID: SIA2008-3187 or Wetmore 3483

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: March 3, 1948

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9516, Box 2: Watson M. Perrygo Oral History Interviews; Record Unit 7006, Alexander Wetmore Papers, Box 176, Album: Panama, 1948

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Summary

Watson M. Perrygo (right), National Museum of Natural History taxidermist and field collector, sits under a tree with local field assistants Fulo (Dionysio) Arosemenae (seated left) and Jose (standing) near El Rincon, Herrera, Panama. Perrygo went to Panama to collect bird specimens with Alexander Wetmore, ornithologist and sixth Secretary of the Smithsonian.

Subject

  • Perrygo, Watson M. 1906-1984
  • Arosemena, Dionysio (Fulo)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Taxidermist (USNM)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Wetmore's Neg. # 3483 is from a photo album documenting his trip to Panama in 1948. The album is part of the Alexander Wetmore papers located in the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Photograph included in the transcript of the Watson M. Perrygo Oral History Interviews by Pamela M. Henson, November 13, 1978, in Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9516, Box 2: Watson M. Perrygo Oral History Interviews; Record Unit 7006, Alexander Wetmore Papers, Box 176, Album: Panama, 1948

Contact information

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

Date

March 3, 1948

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No restrictions

Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Taxidermists
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • School field trips
  • Field trips
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

  • Herrera (Panama : Province)
  • Panama

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

SIA2008-3187 or Wetmore 3483

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 4.5w x 4.5h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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