Demetrio Saladino Watches W. M. Perrygo Wrap a Bird

ID: SIA2009-0008 or Wetmore 4780

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: February 25, 1952

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Alexander Wetmore Papers, RU 7006, Box 178, Folder: Album 2

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Summary

In El Uracillo, Coclé, Panama, Demetrio Saladino, a Panamanian man watches Watson M. Perrygo, who is seated at a table, wrap a bird. Perrygo, a taxidermist with the National Museum of Natural History, was in Panama on an ornithological field trip.

Subject

  • Perrygo, Watson M. 1906-1984
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Zoology

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Image contained in photo album prepared by Alexander Wetmore of his trip to Panama. Wetmore Neg. #4780

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Alexander Wetmore Papers, RU 7006, Box 178, Folder: Album 2

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

February 25, 1952

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Taxidermy
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Animals
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Specimens
  • Birds
  • Employees
  • Collection and preservation
  • Field work
  • Birds--Collection and preservation
  • Ornithologists
  • Ornithology--Field work
  • Ornithology
  • Panamanians
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

  • El Uracillo, Coclé (Panama)
  • Panama
  • El Uracillo
  • Coclé

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

SIA2009-0008 or Wetmore 4780

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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