Semy's Family

ID: SIA2010-3499 or Wetmore Negative Number 6214

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: January 28, 1957

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

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Summary

Bea Wetmore is in a field with Semy's family including two women dressed in native apparel and two children from the Isla Naranjo, San Blas, Panama. Bunches of bananas are lying on the ground at each end of a pole. The image was taken by Smithsonian Secretary and ornithologist Alexander Wetmore while on an ornithological expedition to Panama.

Subject

  • Wetmore, Annie Beatrice Thielen
  • Semy

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • Bea Wetmore was the wife of Alexander Wetmore.
  • Semy was an associate of Alexander Wetmore while he was 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

January 28, 1957

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Women
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Clothing and dress
  • Children
  • School field trips
  • Cuna Indians
  • Indians of Central America
  • Panamanians
  • Field trips

Place

  • Naranjo Chico Island
  • Panama
  • San Blas Islands (Panama)
  • San Blas

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

SIA2010-3499 or Wetmore Negative Number 6214

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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