Florentino Sánchez and Bea Wetmore with Semy's Family

ID: SIA2010-3497 or Wetmore Negative Number 6221

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

Florentino Sánchez and Bea Wetmore stand with Semy's family (women and child) in Mandinga, San Blas, Panama. Several 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, Annie Beatrice Thielen
  • Semy
  • Sánchez, Florentino

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • Bea Wetmore was the wife of Alexander Wetmore. Florentino Sánchez and Semy were associates Wetmore met while on expedition in Panama.
  • 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
  • School field trips
  • Islands
  • Cuna Indians
  • Panamanians
  • Field trips
  • Indians of Central America

Place

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

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

SIA2010-3497 or Wetmore Negative Number 6221

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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