Gedón Hartmann Next to a Jeep

ID: SIA2011-2145 or Wetmore #5550

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: March 13, 1954

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7006, Box 180, Folder: Panama 1954

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Gedón (Armagedón) Hartmann stands beside a jeep, used by himself and Secretary Alexander Wetmore, while on expedition to Silla de Cerro Pando, Chiriquí, Panama. Hartmann, a native Panamanian, worked as Wetmore's guide on many of his expeditions to the country.


Hartmann, Armagedón


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


The image was taken by sixth Smithsonian Secretary (1944-1952) and ornithologist Alexander Wetmore while on a scientific expedition to Panama.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7006, Box 180, Folder: Panama 1954

Contact information

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


March 13, 1954

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  • Mountains
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Jeep automobile
  • Transportation, Automotive
  • School field trips
  • Field trips
  • Mountains--Panama
  • Panamanians


  • Chiriqui
  • Panama
  • Silla de Cerro Pando
  • Chiriquí (Panama : Province)


  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

SIA2011-2145 or Wetmore #5550

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 4.75w x 4.63h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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