B.S. Donaldson in Argentina in 1920

ID: SIA2012-0865 or 1423

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: November 10, 1920

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

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Summary

B. S. Donaldson standing in a field with a gun in one hand, resting on his shoulder, and a dead bird in the other. He and Alexander Wetmore were on a collecting expedition at Estancia in Los Yngleses at Lavalle, Buenos Aires, Argentina on November 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.

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

November 10, 1920

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Topic

  • Donaldson, B. S
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Secretariats
  • Animals
  • Secretaries
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Field Work
  • Birds
  • Firearms
  • Ornithology
  • Argentina

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

SIA2012-0865 or 1423

Physical description

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

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