Watson M. Perrygo Preparing Specimens

ID: SIA2008-3194 or Wetmore 3676

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: March 27, 1948

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7006, Box 176, Folder: Album Panama 1948

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Summary

Watson M. Perrygo, National Museum of Natural History taxidermist and field collector, sits preparing bird specimens on a trunk, next to the jeep loaned by the U.S. Army, at Punta Mala, Los Santos, Panama.

Subject

  • Perrygo, Watson M. 1906-1984
  • United States. Army
  • Taxidermist (USNM)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Wetmore's Neg. # 3676 is from a photo album documenting his Panama trip in 1948. The album is part of the Alexander Wetmore papers in Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7006, 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 27, 1948

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Jeep automobile
  • Transportation
  • Birds
  • Employees
  • Field work
  • Animals
  • Taxidermists
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Specimens
  • Field Work
  • Collection and preservation
  • School field trips
  • Military
  • Ornithology
  • Ornithology--Field work
  • Birds--Collection and preservation
  • Field trips
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

  • Panama
  • Punta Mala
  • Pedasi
  • Los Santos

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

SIA2008-3194 or Wetmore 3676

Physical description

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

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