Mandinga Air-strip

ID: SIA2010-2534 or Wetmore Negative Number 6189

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: January 27, 1957

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

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Summary

The old Mandinga air-strip, Comarca de San Blas. The back of a man can be seen as he walks down the strip. The image was taken by Smithsonian Secretary and ornithologist Alexander Wetmore while on an ornithological expedition to Panama.

Author

Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

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

January 27, 1957

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Landscapes
  • Airports
  • Panamanians

Place

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

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

SIA2010-2534 or Wetmore Negative Number 6189

Physical description

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

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