Wetmore's Cabin, Palo Santo, Chiriquí

ID: SIA2011-2171 or Wetmore 5603

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: March 30, 1954

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

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The cabin used by Alexander Wetmore while at Palo Santo, Chiriquí, Panama. A jeep is parked to the right of the house and on the left clothes are hung on a line to dry. A river is in the foreground.


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, SIHistory@si.edu


March 30, 1954

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions


  • Scientific expeditions
  • Landscapes
  • Houses
  • Jeep automobile
  • Transportation, Automotive
  • Rivers
  • School field trips
  • Field trips
  • Landscape


  • Panama
  • Chiriquí (Panama : Province)


  • Photographic print
  • Landscape
  • Exterior

ID Number

SIA2011-2171 or Wetmore 5603

Physical description

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

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