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Party of Scientists on Barro Colorado Island

Hitchcock, A. S (Albert Spear) 1865-1935
Party of Scientists on Barro Colorado Island
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
c. 1923
The negative number #1602 is Hitchcock's negative number. The original photograph is located in Hitchcock's travel album.
A party of scientists is taking a lunch break by a shack on Barro Colorado Island. James Zetek is second from the left. Barro Colorado Island had been a mountaintop but became an island when Gatun Lake was created as the Panama Canal watershed. It was set aside as a nature reserve and tropical field station. Barro Colorado Island is now part of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.
Contained in:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 229, Box 20, Album 2
Field Stations, Tropical Biology, Islands, Scientific expeditions, Naturalists, Natural history
Zetek, James b. 1886, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI), Panama Canal Zone, Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1923-1924
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Panama, Barro Colorado Island (Panama)
Photographic print, Group, candid
Local Number:
SIA2010-1167 and Hitchcock #1602
Physical Description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 5.5w x 3h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Full Record:!sichronology&uri=full=3100001~!7148~!0#focus
Party of Scientists on Barro Colorado Island

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