Steamer "Cana" Used for Transportation in Panama

ID: SIA2010-0019 and 96-4623

Creator: Goldman, Edward Alphonso

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1912

Citation: "Completion of the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone," Explorations and Field-Work of the Smithsonian Institution in 1912, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 60, No. 30, p. 66, figure 71

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Summary

The steamer "Cana," of the Darien Gold Mining Co., docked on the Rio Tuyra is enroute from Panama City to Marraganti in eastern Panama. From 1910 to 1912 the Smithsonian participated in the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, to document the natural history of the Canal Zone prior to construction of the Panama Canal. Mr. Edward Alphonso Goldman from the Bureau of Biological Survey of the United States Department of Agriculture was a member of the field-party and took this picture.

Subject

  • United States Dept. of Agriculture Bureau of Biological Survey
  • Panama Canal Zone
  • Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone, 1910-1912

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

"Completion of the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone," Explorations and Field-Work of the Smithsonian Institution in 1912, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 60, No. 30, p. 66, figure 71

Contact information

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

Date

1912

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Scientific expeditions
  • Boats and boating
  • Transportation
  • Natural History
  • Darien Gold Mining Co
  • Rio Tuyra, Panama
  • Explorations and Field-Work of the Smithsonian Institution in 1912
  • Rivers
  • Tropical Biology
  • Natural areas
  • Landscapes
  • Field Work
  • Cana (boat)
  • Natural history

Place

Panama

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

SIA2010-0019 and 96-4623

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and White; Size: 4.16w x 3.5h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print

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