Alexander Wetmore, Palo Santo, Chiriquí

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Alexander Wetmore is seated outside his house at Palo Santo, Chiriquí, Panama. At the side of the house, the front of a jeep is visible.


Wetmore, Alexander 1886-


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


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

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 30, 1954

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions


  • Scientific expeditions
  • Houses
  • Jeep automobile
  • Transportation
  • School field trips
  • Field trips


  • Panama
  • Chiriquí (Panama : Province)


  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

SIA2011-2169 or Wetmore 5599

Physical description

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

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