Florentino Sánchez Stands in Big Cayaco

ID: SIA2010-3503 or Wetmore Neg. #6229

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: February 10, 1957

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

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Summary

Florentino Sánchez stands in a big cayaco ("dug-out canoe") at Mandinga, San Blas, Panama. There is a house in the picture as well as two large drums in the water.

Subject

Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

The image was taken by sixth Smithsonian Secretary and ornithologist Alexander Wetmore while on a ornithological expedition to Panama.

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 10, 1957

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Boats and boating
  • Houses
  • Transportation
  • Canoes and canoeing
  • School field trips
  • Panamanians
  • Field trips

Place

  • Panama
  • San Blas Islands (Panama)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

SIA2010-3503 or Wetmore Neg. #6229

Physical description

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

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