Alexander Wetmore on Pearl Islands
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Alexander Wetmore (1886-1978), ornithologist and sixth Secretary of the Smithsonian, on the Pearl Islands, on a collecting trip with Watson M. Perrygo. Wetmore is sitting in a jeep. Wetmore conducted annual field trips to Panama to collect specimens for his four volume work, 'The Birds of Panama.'
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7006, Box 174, Folder: Album 2
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
91-2184 or Wetmore # 2702
Color: Black and White; Size: 8"h x 10"w; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print