Gedón, Vicente Alvarez, Christopher Richard

ID: SIA2009-4272 or Wetmore Negative Number 6108

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: January 30, 1956

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Alexander Wetmore Papers, Record Unit 7006, Box: 183, Folder Album: Panama and Coiba, 1956

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Summary

Gedón (left), Vicente Alvarez (middle), and Christopher Richard (right) on Coiba Island on January 30, 1956. Gedón and Alvarez were members of Wetmore's scientific expedition in the region. Richard was Wetmore's cook during his scientific expedition in the region. The three men are standing on the steps leading into a building. At the left edge of the image, the roof of another building is visible underneath some palm trees. The ocean and mountains are visible in the background.

Author

Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Subject

  • Alvarez, Vicente
  • Richard, Christopher
  • Hartmann, Armagedón

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

The ocean and mountains are visible in the background. The image was taken by Smithsonian Secretary and ornithologist Alexander Wetmore while on a scientific expedition in Panama and Coiba Island. Wetmore Negative Number 6091. For more images of Gedón, see negative numbers SIA2009-4260, SIA2009-4261, SIA2009-4268, SIA2009-4271, and SIA2009-4285. For more images of Vicente Alvarez, see negative numbers SIA2009-4256, SIA2009-4259, SIA2009-4260, SIA2009-4285, SIA2009-4286, and SIA2009-4290. For another image of Christopher Richard, see negative number SIA2009-4269.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Alexander Wetmore Papers, Record Unit 7006, Box: 183, Folder Album: Panama and Coiba, 1956

Contact information

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

Date

January 30, 1956

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Field trips
  • Islands
  • Penal colonies
  • Buildings
  • Cooks
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Buildings--Panama
  • Panamanians

Place

  • Panama
  • Coiba Island (Panama)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid
  • Exterior

ID Number

SIA2009-4272 or Wetmore Negative Number 6108

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 4.75w x 4.5h; Type of Image: Group, Candid, Exterior; Medium: Photographic print

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