Riacho Pilaga, Argentina During Wetmore's Field Work

ID: SIA2012-0854 or 1377

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: August 14, 1920

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

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Summary

Don Pedro Upitz and Senora Upitz standing, at right, in front of the Hacienda Linda Vista in Riacho Pilaga, Argentina. There is a dog lying in front of the house. An unidentified man and woman are also seen here standing, at left, in front of the house. 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 14, 1920

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Women
  • Upitz, Senora
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Secretariats
  • Animals
  • Secretaries
  • Riacho Pilaga, Argentina
  • Field Work
  • Birds
  • Upitz, Pedro
  • History
  • Ornithology
  • Argentina
  • Women--History
  • Argentines

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

SIA2012-0854 or 1377

Physical description

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

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