A group of men on horses in Soná, Veraguas, Panama, 1953

ID: SIA2009-0561 and 5098

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Group, candid

Date: May 23, 1953

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Alexander Wetmore Papers, RU 7006, Box 179, Folder: Panama 1953

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Summary

Image of a group of men on horses in Soná, Veraguas, Panama. The men are waiting by a gate entrance and the photo's caption notes that the men are "making ready for the bull-fighting." There is a church in the background of the image. The image was taken by Smithsonian Secretary Alexander Wetmore on May 23, 1953, during an ornithological expedition to Panama.

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Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Image contained in photo album prepared by Alexander Wetmore of his trip to Panama. Wetmore Neg. #5098. A film of this trip, showing the bull-fight and procession, is located in the Watson M. Perrygo Papers, RU 7306.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Alexander Wetmore Papers, RU 7006, Box 179, Folder: Panama 1953

Contact information

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

Date

May 23, 1953

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Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Animals
  • Architecture
  • Horses
  • Church buildings
  • Buildings--Panama
  • Indians of Central America

Place

  • Panama
  • Soná, Veraguas (Panama)

Form/Genre

  • Group, candid
  • Photographic print

ID Number

SIA2009-0561 and 5098

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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