Alexander Wetmore in Paraguay with Lengua Indians

ID: SIA2012-0861 or Wetmore #1399

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: September 25, 1920

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

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Summary

Alexander Wetmore standing (far right) with six men, women, and children Lengua Indians in his field camp at Laguna Wall, Kilometro 200, west of Puerto Pinasco, Paraguay on September 25, 1920. 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

September 25, 1920

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Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Secretariats
  • Animals
  • Secretaries
  • Field Work
  • Puerto Pinasco, Paraguay
  • Birds
  • Children
  • Lengua Indians
  • Paraguayans
  • Ornithology
  • Paraguay
  • Indians of South America--Paraguay

Place

Paraguay

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

SIA2012-0861 or Wetmore #1399

Physical description

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

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