Outside a Cantina in Las Lajas, Chiriquí

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Two men stand beside a jeep outside a building used as a cantina (canteen) in Las Lajas, Chiriquí , Panama. Taken by Alexander Wetmore, Sixth Secretary of the Smithsonian and ornithologist, on a scientific expedition to the region.


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


  • Photograph Wetmore Negative Number 6154 is from a photo album containing images from Wetmore's Panama trip in 1956.
  • The geographic location of this image is approximated by the information provided in Wetmore's original description of the image. It is not an exact longitude and latitude.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7006, Box 182, Folder: Album Panama 1955/56

Contact information

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


February 20, 1956

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  • Scientific expeditions
  • Architecture
  • Jeep automobile
  • Transportation
  • Buildings--Panama
  • Panamanians


  • Remedios
  • Chiriqui
  • Las Lajas
  • Panama
  • Chiriquí (Panama : Province)
  • Las Lajas, Remedios, Chiriquí, Panama


  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

SIA2010-1165 or Wetmore Negative Number 6154

Physical description

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

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