Americo Rivera with Oropendola, 1951

ID: SIA2009-2350 and 4471

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Person, candid

Date: March 9, 1951

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Alexander Wetmore Papers, Record Unit 7006, Box 178, Album: Panama 1951

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Summary

Photograph of Alexander Wetmore's assistant, Americo Rivera, shown with an oropendola. The image was taken by Smithsonian Secretary Alexander Wetmore on March 9, 1951, near La Campana, Panama. Wetmore was on an ornithological expedition to Panama. Along with the oropendola, Rivera also carries a rifle and is surrounded by vegetation.

Subject

Rivera, Americo

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Image contained in photo album prepared by Alexander Wetmore of his trip to Panama. Wetmore Neg. #4471

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Alexander Wetmore Papers, Record Unit 7006, Box 178, Album: Panama 1951

Contact information

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

Date

March 9, 1951

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Animals
  • Secretaries
  • Specimens
  • Birds
  • Natural areas
  • Indians of Central America
  • Ornithologists
  • Panamanians

Place

  • Veraguas
  • Panama
  • Campana

Form/Genre

  • Person, candid
  • Photographic print

ID Number

SIA2009-2350 and 4471

Physical description

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

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