W. M. Perrygo and Marcial Dutari working with bird specimens, 1953

ID: SIA2009-0566 and 5130

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Group, candid

Date: May 31, 1953

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

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Summary

Image of Watson M. Perrygo, taxidermist for the United States National Museum, and Marcial Dutari working with bird specimens in Soná, Veraguas, Panama. Perrygo was in Panama on an ornithological field trip with Smithsonian Secretary Alexander Wetmore. The image's caption notes that Perrygo and Dutari, a young boy, are drying bird specimens in Perrygo and Wetmore's patio. The image was taken by Wetmore on May 31, 1953, during an ornithological expedition to Panama.

Subject

  • Perrygo, Watson M. 1906-1984
  • United States National Museum
  • Taxidermist (USNM)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Image contained in photo album prepared by Alexander Wetmore of his trip to Panama. Wetmore Neg. #5130

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 31, 1953

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Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Animals
  • Architecture
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Specimens
  • Birds
  • Employees
  • Collection and preservation
  • Naturalists
  • Ornithologists
  • Buildings--Panama
  • Ornithology
  • Birds--Collection and preservation
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

  • Panama
  • Soná, Veraguas (Panama)

Form/Genre

  • Group, candid
  • Photographic print

ID Number

SIA2009-0566 and 5130

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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