Per Host, Norwegian Nature Photographer

ID: SIA2008-6183

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: April 5, 1948

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

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Summary

On Barro Colorado Island, in Gatun Lake, Panama, Per Host, the Norwegian nature photographer, has his camera set up on a tripod. He is reaching into his bag slung over his right shoulder. Taken by Alexander Wetmore, ornithologist and sixth Secretary of Smithsonian, during an ornithological field trip to Panama.

Author

Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Subject

  • Höst, Per
  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Image contained in photo album prepared by Alexander Wetmore of his trip to Panama. Wetmore Neg. #3644

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Alexander Wetmore Papers, RU 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

April 5, 1948

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Natural History
  • Field trips
  • Equipment
  • Photographers
  • Cameras
  • Photography
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Photography--Equipment and supplies
  • Natural history

Place

  • Panama
  • Barro Colorado Island (Panama)
  • Gatun Lake (Panama)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

SIA2008-6183

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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