Templado and his Cayuco

ID: SIA2009-4280 or Wetmore Negative Number 6074

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: January 21, 1956

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

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Summary

Templado standing in his cayuco, Río San Juan, Coiba Island on January 21, 1956. Templado was a member of Alexander Wetmore's scientific expedition in the region. The cayuco is next to the grassy shore and has a motor, which is raised out of the water. An oar, a gas can, an overturned bucket, and some rope all lay in the boat.

Subject

Templado

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • The image was taken by Smithsonian Secretary and ornithologist Alexander Wetmore while on a scientific expedition in Panama and Coiba Island. Wetmore Negative Number 6074. For more images of Templado, see Negative Numbers SIA2009-4268, SIA2009-4286, SIA2009-4289, SIA2009-4289, and SIA2009-4290.
  • A cayuco is a canoe made from a hollowed tree.

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 21, 1956

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Boats and boating
  • School field trips
  • Rivers
  • Islands
  • Panamanians
  • Field trips

Place

  • Panama
  • Coiba Island (Panama)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

SIA2009-4280 or Wetmore Negative Number 6074

Physical description

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

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