W. M. Perrygo, Antonio Moreno, Helmut Hils, Pantaleón Sánchez and Ospina, 1953

ID: SIA2009-0699 and 5172

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Group, candid

Date: June 8 1953

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

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Summary

Pictured left to right are W. M. Perrygo, Antonio Moreno, Helmut Hils, Pantaleón Sánchez and Ospina in Puerto Vidal, Veraguas, Panama. Pantaleón Sánchez and Ospina served as Dr. Wetmore's boatmen in Panama. Perrygo was a taxidermist at the United States National Museum, and Hils was a photographer. The men were a part of Smithsonian Secretary Alexander Wetmore's ornithological expedition to Panama. The men are surrounding a boat at the river's edge. The image was taken by Wetmore on June 8, 1953.

Subject

  • Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
  • Perrygo, Watson M. 1906-1984
  • Hils, Helmut
  • Taxidermist (USNM)
  • United States National Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Image contained in photo album prepared by Alexander Wetmore of his trip to Panama. Wetmore Neg. #5172

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Alexander Wetmore Papers Collection 7006, Box 179, Panama 1953

Contact information

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

Date

June 8 1953

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Boats and boating
  • Animals
  • Secretaries
  • Birds
  • Rivers
  • Natural areas
  • Ornithologists
  • Indians of Central America

Place

Panama

Form/Genre

  • Group, candid
  • Photographic print

ID Number

SIA2009-0699 and 5172

Physical description

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

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