Semy and His Family in Panama

ID: SIA2010-3496 or Wetmore Negative Number 6217

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: February 9, 1957

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7006, Box 184, Folder: Panama 1957 Part 1

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Summary

On San Blas Island, Panama, Semy and his family (woman and child) stand in a field in San Blas, Panama. Two large bunches of bananas lie on the ground. The image was taken by Smithsonian Secretary and ornithologist Alexander Wetmore while on an ornithological expedition to Panama.

Subject

  • Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
  • Semy

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

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 184, Folder: Panama 1957 Part 1

Contact information

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

Date

February 9, 1957

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Women
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Children
  • Cuna Indians
  • Panamanians
  • Indians of Central America

Place

  • Panama
  • San Blas Islands (Panama)
  • San Blas

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

SIA2010-3496 or Wetmore Negative Number 6217

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 4.5w x 4.6h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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