Secretary Alexander Wetmore

ID: 2004-10345

Creator: Bachrach, Louis Fabian

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1929

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 24 Folder 33

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Summary

Alexander Wetmore, ornithologist and sixth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (1944-1952). This formal portrait was done while he was Assistant Secretary and Director of the United States National Museum.

Author

Bachrach, Louis Fabian

Subject

Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • Wetmore has signed his name and dated the photograph below the image.
  • The original negative number is 16314 or 82-3137, but the original negative could not be located. The original photograph was re-scanned and given a new negative and digital file number.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 24 Folder 33

Contact information

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

Date

1929

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Secretaries
  • Portraits
  • Birds
  • Secretariats
  • Ornithology

Form/Genre

Photographic print

ID Number

2004-10345

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 4.5w x 6.5h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print

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