La Honda, Panama

ID: SIA2008-6188 and Wetmore Neg. #4031

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: March 15, 1948

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

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Summary

In La Honda, Los Santos, Panama, to the left of a jeep stand Smithsonian field collector Watson M. Perrygo holding a rifle and a woman. A man and a boy stand to the right . On the hood of a jeep lays a bird carcass with its head hanging down over the grill on the hood of a jeep .Taken by Alexander Wetmore, ornithologist and sixth Secretary of Smithsonian, during an ornithological field trip to Panama.

Author

Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Subject

Perrygo, Watson M. 1906-1984

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

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

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

March 15, 1948

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Jeep automobile
  • Transportation
  • Natural History
  • Birds
  • Employees
  • Field work
  • Firearms
  • Archaeology
  • Animals
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Specimens
  • Collection and preservation
  • Children
  • School field trips
  • Ornithologists
  • Field trips
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Natural history
  • Fieldwork
  • Birds--Collection and preservation
  • Ornithology--Field work
  • Panamanians
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Ornithology

Place

  • La Honda
  • Panama

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

SIA2008-6188 and Wetmore Neg. #4031

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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