Alexander Wetmore and Henri Pittier in Venezuela

ID: SIA2010-1238 and 389

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: October 24, 1937

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 7006, Box 174, Album 1

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Summary

Alexander Wetmore, sixth Smithsonian Secretary and ornithologist, and Henri Pittier, in Ocumare de la Costa, Venezuela, 24 October 1937. Pittier was a Swiss-born geographer and botanist, who dedicated many years to the scientific study of Venezuela and began the Venezuelan National Park history.

Subject

  • Pittier, Henri
  • Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Alexander Wetmore collected bird specimens for the US National Museum in Venezuela, in 1937.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 7006, Box 174, Album 1

Contact information

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

Date

October 24, 1937

Restrictions & Rights

Unknown

Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Animals
  • Secretaries
  • Alexander Wetmore Papers
  • Botany
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Birds
  • Employees
  • Geographers
  • Plants
  • Venezuela
  • Botanists
  • Ornithologists
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

  • Venezuela
  • Ocumare de la Costa (Venezuela)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

SIA2010-1238 and 389

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 3w x 3.75h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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