Mouth of Río Mensabé, Puerto Mensabé, Panama

ID: SIA2008-6173

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Landscape

Date: March 26, 1948

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

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Summary

At the mouth of Río Mensabé in Puerto Mensabé, Los Santos, Panama, a man, possibly Watson M. Perrygo, is using binoculars. A boat can be seen pulled up on the shore and three people can be seen along the Río Mensabé. Image taken by Alexander Wetmore, ornithologist and sixth Secretary of Smithsonian, during an ornithological field trip to Panama.

Subject

  • Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
  • Perrygo, Watson M. 1906-1984

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Image contained in Alexander Wetmore's photo album of his 1948 trip to Panama. Wetmore Neg. #3564.

Contained within

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

Contact information

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

Date

March 26, 1948

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Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Boats and boating
  • Landscapes
  • Animals
  • Secretaries
  • Natural History
  • Binoculars
  • Birds
  • School field trips
  • Rivers
  • Landscape
  • Ornithologists
  • Field trips
  • Natural history
  • Panamanians

Place

  • Rio Mensabe, Los Santos (Panama : Province)
  • Panama
  • Los Santos (Panama : Province)
  • Puerto Mensabe, Los Santos (Panama : Province)

Form/Genre

  • Landscape
  • Photographic print

ID Number

SIA2008-6173

Physical description

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

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