Richard Stewart Photographing Archeological Site

ID: SIA2008-3186

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: March 2, 1948

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 007006, Box 176, Folder: Album Panama 1948

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National Geogrqaphical Society photographer Richard Stewart is photographing an archological site being excavated by Matthew and Marion Stirling of the Smithsonian's Bureau of American Ethnology, south of Parita, Herrera, Panama. Stewart is standing behind a camera and several workers are standing in the pit.


  • Stirling, Marion I
  • Stewart, Richard H
  • Stirling, Matthew Williams 1896-1975
  • National Geographic Society
  • Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


Photograph Wetmore Neg. # 3475 is from a photo album containing Wetmore's Panama trip in 1948.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 007006, Box 176, Folder: Album Panama 1948

Contact information

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


March 2, 1948

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  • Photographers
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Archaeology
  • Field Work
  • Ethnology
  • Cameras
  • School field trips
  • Field trips


  • Central America
  • Herrera (Panama : Province)
  • Panama


  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

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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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