Tropical Jungle, Panama

ID: SIA2010-0013 and 97-59

Creator: Hitchcock, A. S (Albert Spear) 1865-1935

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1910-1911

Citation: "Completion of the Biological Survey of the Panama Canal Zone," Explorations Organized or Participated in by the Smithsonian Institution in 1910 and 1911, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 59, No. 11, p. 24, figure 26

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Summary

Photo of a tropical jungle on either side of the tracks of the Panama railroad, taken by Albert Spear Hitchcock, from the Bureau of Plant Industry, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), a member of the field party. 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.

Author

Hitchcock, A. S (Albert Spear) 1865-1935

Subject

  • United States Dept. of Agriculture Bureau of Plant Industry
  • 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 Organized or Participated in by the Smithsonian Institution in 1910 and 1911, Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. 59, No. 11, p. 24, figure 26

Contact information

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

Date

1910-1911

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Field Work
  • Natural History
  • Railroads
  • Forests and Forestry
  • Plants
  • Landscapes
  • Tropics
  • Tropical Biology
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Natural areas
  • Explorations Organized or Participated in by the Smithsonian Institution in 1910 and 1911
  • Railroads--Panama
  • Tropical forest
  • Natural history
  • Botany

Place

Panama

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

SIA2010-0013 and 97-59

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Number of Images: 1; Size: 3.25w x 4.16h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print

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