Henri Pittier and Wilson Popenoe in Venezuela

ID: SIA2010-1240 and 393

Creator: Wetmore, Alexander 1886-

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: October 24, 1937

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

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Henri Pittier, Swiss-born geographer and botanist, and Wilson Popenoe, agricultural explorer and educator, in Ocumare, de la Costa, Venezuela. The image was taken by Alexander Wetmore, sixth Smithsonian Secretary and ornithologist, while on scientific expedition in the region.


  • Pittier, Henri
  • Popenoe, Wilson 1892-1975


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


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

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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.edu


October 24, 1937

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  • Scientific expeditions
  • Alexander Wetmore Papers
  • Botany
  • Geographers
  • Plants
  • Venezuela
  • Botanists


  • Venezuela
  • Ocumare de la Costa (Venezuela)


  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

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SIA2010-1240 and 393

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 2.75w x 3.75h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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