Old Mami on the Porch of her Home

ID: SIA2010-2538 and Wetmore Negative Number 6198

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: January 29, 1957

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

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Summary

Old Mami, Jim Anderson's woman, stands on the porch of their house located in Mandinga, San Blas, Panama. The image was taken by sixth Smithsonian Secretary and ornithologist Alexander Wetmore while on an ornithological expedition to Panama.

Subject

Anderson, Jim

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • See Negative Number SIA2010-2537 for a picture of the whole house with Jim Anderson and Mami standing on the porch and Negative Number SIA2010-3502 for a picture of Mami standing on the ground in front of the house.
  • Photograph Wetmore Negative Number 6198 is from a photo album containing images from Wetmore's Panama trip in 1957.
  • 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: Album 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 29, 1957

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Women
  • Scientific expeditions
  • School field trips
  • Panamanians
  • Field trips

Place

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

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

SIA2010-2538 and Wetmore Negative Number 6198

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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