Watson M. Perrygo Holding up an Iguana

ID: 84-8051

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1930

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9516, Box 1, Watson M. Perrygo Oral History Interviews

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Summary

Watson M. Perrygo, on the deck of the yacht "Esperanza," holds an iguana by the tail. Perrygo was a member of the Parish-Smithsonian Expedition, sponsored by Lee Parish and his parents, on a field collecting trip to Haiti. In Haiti, Perrygo collected bird and other natural history specimens for the National Museum of Natural History, and collected live reptiles and birds for the National Zoological Park.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Perrygo, Watson M. 1906-1984
  • Parish, Lee Hamilton
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Esperanza (Ship)
  • Parish-Smithsonian Expedition to Haiti 1930
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • Photograph included in the transcript of the Watson M. Perrygo Oral History Interviews by Pamela M. Henson, September 8, 1978, in Smithsonian Institution Archives.
  • For additional photos from the Parish-Smithsonian Expedition, see Negative Numbers 83-9644, 84-8054, SIA2013-08819, SIA2013-08820, SIA2013-0821, SIA2013-08822, SIA2013-08823.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9516, Box 1, Watson M. Perrygo Oral History Interviews

Contact information

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

Date

1930

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Animals
  • Collectors and collecting
  • School field trips
  • Iguanas
  • Field trips

Place

  • Haiti
  • Cuba

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid
  • Animal, candid

ID Number

84-8051

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Animal, candid; Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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