Alexander Wetmore Skinning a Turkey Buzzard
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At Mandinga, San Blas, Panama, Alexander Wetmore, sixth Smithsonian Secretary and ornithologist, is preparing to skin a turkey buzzard. A gun leans against the table and clothes can be seen hanging on a line.
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
The image was taken while Wetmore, sixth Smithsonian Secretary and ornithologist, was one of his many ornithological expeditions to Panama.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7006, Box 184, Folder: Panama 1957 Part 1
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
January 27, 1957
SIA2010-2532 or Wetmore 6184
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and White; Size: 4.5w x 4.5h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print