Isabel Franco and Alexander Wetmore in Rio Mensabé

ID: SIA2008-6194 and Wetmore Neg. # 4044

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: March 26, 1948

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

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Summary

In Río Mensabé, near La Palma, Los Santos, Panama, Alexander Wetmore is squatting in front of Isabel Franco who is holding a bunch of plants and leaves. Wetmore referred to Franco as the expedition members' "small friend." Taken by an unknown photographer during an ornithological field trip to Panama by Alexander Wetmore, ornightologist and sixth Secretary of the Smithsonian

Subject

  • Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
  • Franco, Isabel

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Alexander Wetmore Papers, Recod 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

Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Secretariats
  • Animals
  • Secretaries
  • Natural History
  • Botany
  • Birds
  • Children
  • School field trips
  • Plants
  • Natural areas
  • Naturalists
  • Ornithologists
  • Field trips
  • Ornithology
  • Natural history
  • Panamanians

Place

Panama

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

SIA2008-6194 and Wetmore Neg. # 4044

Physical description

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

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