Rio Paraguay, Paraguay During Wetmore's Field Work

ID: SIA2012-0871 or B. S. 22057

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: August 30, 1920

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

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Summary

Waterfront of the Rio Paraguay in Villa Concepcion in Paraguay on August 30, 1920. Several unidentified men are visible gathered around a small boat on the water's edge. Various buildings are seen in the distance on the river's shore. 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.

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 30, 1920

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Paraguay River, Paraguay
  • Villa Concepcion, Paraguay
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Secretariats
  • Boats and boating
  • Landscapes
  • Animals
  • Secretaries
  • Field Work
  • Birds
  • Rivers
  • Ornithology
  • Paraguay

Place

Paraguay

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

SIA2012-0871 or B. S. 22057

Physical description

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

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