Riacho Pilaga, Argentina During Wetmore's Field Work

ID: SIA2012-0853 or Wetmore #1374

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: August 10, 1920

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7006, Box 170, Album: I "Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay - 1920"

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Summary

Don Pedro Upitz is seen here standing with his work cattle in a corral at Hacienda Linda Vista in Riacho Pilaga, Argentina on August 10, 1920. This photograph was taken by Alexander Wetmore, noted ornithologist and sixth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1944-1952, while conducting field work for the United States Bureau of Biological Survey throughout the islands of the Caribbean and various Latin American countries.

Author

Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Subject

United States Bureau of Biological Survey

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

There are a variety of pictures from Wetmore's field work in Latin America at this SIA location.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7006, Box 170, Album: I "Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay - 1920"

Contact information

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

Date

August 10, 1920

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Field Work
  • Animals
  • Cattle
  • Secretaries
  • Riacho Pilaga, Argentina
  • Birds
  • Upitz, Pedro
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Secretariats
  • Ornithology
  • Argentina
  • Argentines

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

SIA2012-0853 or Wetmore #1374

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 4w x 3h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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