Wetmore with Barn Owls, Parita, Panama

ID: SIA2008-6155

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: February 29, 1948

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

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Summary

In front of a jeep in the village of Parita, Herrera, Panama, Alexander Wetmore receives an offering of barn owls from four young Panamanian boys. Wetmore is holding one of the barn owls and the boy on the far left is holding a barn owl. Alexander Wetmore, ornithologist and sixth Secretary of Smithsonian, was on an ornithological field trip to Panama.

Author

Unknown

Subject

Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Image contained in photo album prepared by Alexander Wetmore of his trip to Panama. Wetmore Neg# 3463

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Alexander Wetmore Papers, 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

February 29, 1948

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Field work
  • Secretaries
  • Field trips
  • Owls
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Jeep automobile
  • Children
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Naturalists
  • Natural History
  • Transportation
  • Birds
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Secretariats
  • Ornithologists
  • Ornithology
  • Ornithology--Field work
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Natural history

Place

  • Panama
  • Parita River Valley (Panama)
  • Herrera (Panama : Province)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

SIA2008-6155

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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