W. M. Perrygo at Río Mensabé, Panama

ID: SIA2008-6193 and Wetmore Neg. # 4043

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: March 26, 1948

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

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Summary

Watson M. Perrygo, taxidermist, field collector and exhibits specialist at the United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), sits to eat a noon meal at the Río Mensabé, near La Palma, Los Santos, Panama. He is seated on a blanket surrounded by food items, drinks, pots and pans. He accompanied Alexander Wetmore on his scientific research trips to Panama. 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
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)

Category

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 26, 1948

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Natural History
  • Birds
  • Employees
  • Field work
  • Rivers
  • Natural areas
  • Taxidermy
  • Animals
  • Equipment
  • Taxidermists
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • School field trips
  • Camping
  • Cookery
  • Camping--Equipment and supplies
  • Field trips
  • Ornithology
  • Ornithology--Field work
  • Natural history
  • Cookery--Equipment and supplies
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

  • Panama
  • Los Santos (Panama : Province)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

SIA2008-6193 and Wetmore Neg. # 4043

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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