Shore of Isla Ranchería, Panama

ID: SIA2010-0511 and Wetmore # 6121

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: February 4, 1956

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

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Summary

Two men are in a cayuco ("dug-out canoe"), with the outboard motor raised, near the shore, and one man is standing on the shore of the Isla Ranchería, Panama. The image was taken by Smithsonian Secretary Alexander Wetmore while on a scientific expedition in Panama and Coiba Island to study birds.

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Alexander Wetmore Papers, Record Unit 7006, Box: 183, 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

February 4, 1956

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Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Boats and boating
  • Landscapes
  • Transportation
  • Motors
  • Canoes and canoeing
  • School field trips
  • Islands
  • Natural areas
  • Outboard motors
  • Field trips
  • Panamanians

Place

  • Isla Ranchería, Panama
  • Panama
  • Pacific Ocean

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Landscape
  • Group, candid

ID Number

SIA2010-0511 and Wetmore # 6121

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 4.75 x 4.5 Type of Image: Group, candid; Landscape; Medium: Photographic print

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