Ford on the Río Parita, Panama

ID: SIA2008-6191 and Wetmore Neg. # 4036

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Landscape

Date: March 22, 1948

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

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Summary

Two men standing with their horses in the water, two men sitting on a log, one sitting on the ground and a boat are at a ford on the Río Parita near Parita, Herrera, Panama. Taken by Alexander Wetmore, ornithologist and sixth Secretary of Smithsonian, during an ornithological field trip to Panama.

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Historic Images of the Smithsonian

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 22, 1948

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No restrictions

Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Landscapes
  • Animals
  • Natural History
  • Valleys
  • Fords (Stream crossings)
  • Horses
  • Rivers
  • School field trips
  • Natural areas
  • Field trips
  • Landscape
  • Natural history
  • Panamanians

Place

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

Form/Genre

  • Landscape
  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

SIA2008-6191 and Wetmore Neg. # 4036

Physical description

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

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