Alexander Wetmore and Antonio at Puerto Piňa, Panama

ID: SIA2011-0023 or Wetmore negative Number 6363

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: March 27, 1957

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7006, Box 184, Folder: Panama 1957 Part 2

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Summary

Alexander Wetmore and Antonio at Puerto Pina, located on the west coast of Panama on the Pacific Ocean, Darien, Panama, stand in front of a horse in a wooded area. Both men are holding rifles. Antonio was one of Wetmore's local assistants. The image was taken by Sixth Smithsonian Secretary and ornithologist Alexander Wetmore while on a scientific expedition to Panama to study birds for his book, "The Birds of Panama."

Subject

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 2

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

March 27, 1957

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Animals
  • Horses
  • Birds
  • Firearms
  • Ornithologists
  • Ornithology
  • Panamanians

Place

  • Panama
  • Darien
  • Puerto Piña (Panama)
  • Puerto Piña

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

SIA2011-0023 or Wetmore negative Number 6363

Physical description

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

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