Ford on Rio Parita, Panama

ID: SIA2008-3197 or Wetmore 3607

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: March 30, 1948

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

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Summary

View is of the ford on the Rio Parita, at Parita, Herrera, Panama. The U.S. Army Air Force jeep loaned to ornithologist and sixth Smithsonian Secretary Alexander Wetmore can be seen to the left. Watson M. Perrygo, National Museum of Natural History taxidermist, is seated inside the jeep. In the water, there is a man standing in a wagon being pulled by oxen .

Subject

  • Perrygo, Watson M. 1906-1984
  • United States. Army
  • Taxidermist (USNM)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Wetmore's Neg. # 3607 is from a photo album documenting his Panama trip in 1948. The album is part of the Alexander Wetmore papers located in Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Contained within

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, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

March 30, 1948

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Topic

  • Landscapes
  • Animals
  • Jeep automobile
  • Transportation
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Wagons
  • Military
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

  • Herrera (Panama : Province)
  • Herrera
  • Parita
  • Panama
  • Rio Parita

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

SIA2008-3197 or Wetmore 3607

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 4.5w x 4.5h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographi print

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