Demetrio Saladino Watches W. M. Perrygo Wrap a Bird

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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.


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


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


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,


February 25, 1952

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions


  • 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


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


  • 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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