Wetmore and Perrygo near Chico, Panama, 1949

ID: SIA2010-0497 or Wetmore 3770

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: March 30, 1949

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7006, Box 177, Folder: Album 1; Record Unit 9516, Box 1, Watson M. Perrygo Oral History Interviews

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Summary

Near Chico, Panama, March 30, 1949, Alexander Wetmore, Smithsonian Secretary, and Watson M. Perrygo, taxidermist and field collector for the U.S. National Museum, are in a tent structure sitting across from each other at a table preparing bird specimens for study at the Natural History Museum.

Subject

  • Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
  • Perrygo, Watson M. 1906-1984

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Photograph is located in Alexander Wetmore's photo album 'Panama 1949'. Photograph included in the transcript of Watson M. Perrygo Oral History Interviews by Pamela M. Henson, November 13, 1978, in Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7006, Box 177, Folder: Album 1; Record Unit 9516, Box 1, Watson M. Perrygo Oral History Interviews

Contact information

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

Date

March 30, 1949

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Secretaries
  • Employees
  • Birds
  • Tropical Biology
  • Taxidermy
  • Animals
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Specimens
  • Field Work
  • Expeditions
  • Collection and preservation
  • Preparators
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Ornithology
  • Birds--Collection and preservation

Place

  • Chiriquí
  • County(optional)
  • Chico River (Chiriquí, Panama)
  • Panama
  • Chico River
  • City

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

SIA2010-0497 or Wetmore 3770

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 4.5w x 4.25h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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