Alexander Wetmore embarks on a trip in El Uracillo, Coclé, Panama, 1952

ID: SIA2009-0013 and 4827

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Group, candid

Date: March 6, 1952

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

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Summary

Image of Alexander Wetmore, sixth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, standing in a small boat in El Uracillo, Coclé, Panama. Wetmore is surrounded by citizens of El Uracillo, Coclé. The caption for the photo reads, "Wetmore embarks." The image was taken on March 6, 1952, by an unknown photographer, probably Watson M. Perrygo.

Author

Unknown

Subject

Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Image contained in photo album prepared by Alexander Wetmore of his trip to Panama. Wetmore Neg. #4827

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

March 6, 1952

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Boats and boating
  • Animals
  • Secretaries
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Birds
  • Employees
  • Rivers
  • Natural areas
  • Ornithologists
  • Indians of Central America
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

  • El Uracillo, Coclé (Panama)
  • Panama

Form/Genre

  • Group, candid
  • Exterior
  • Photographic print

ID Number

SIA2009-0013 and 4827

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and White; Size: 4.5w x 4.5h; Type of Image: Exterior, Group, Candid; Medium: Photographic print

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