Matthew Stirling, Richard Stewart and Watson M. Perrygo in Panama

ID: SIA2008-3191or Wetmore 3538

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: March 20, 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

On a field trip to Herrera, Panama, to collect bird specimens, are from left to right: Matthew Stirling (1896-1975), an anthropologist and director of the Bureau of American Ethnology, stands next to a truck. Richard Stewart, National Geographic Society photographer, and Watson M. Perrygo, National Museum of Natural History taxidermist and field collector, seated in the back of the truck. Richard Stewart, accompanied Stirling to Barriles and Palo Santo, Panama.

Subject

  • Perrygo, Watson M. 1906-1984
  • Stirling, Matthew Williams 1896-1975
  • Stewart, Richard H
  • National Geographic Society
  • Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Taxidermist (USNM)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Wetmore's Neg. # 3538 is from a photo album documenting his Panama trip in 1948. The album is part of the Alexander Wetmore papers in 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 20, 1948

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Topic

  • Photographers
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Transportation
  • Taxidermists
  • Transportation, Automotive
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Anthropology
  • School field trips
  • Field trips
  • Anthropologists

Place

  • Herrera (Panama : Province)
  • Panama

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

SIA2008-3191or Wetmore 3538

Physical description

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

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