Barro Colorado Island from Gatun Lake

ID: 44157 or MAH-44157

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1950

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 50, Box 33, Folder: Hillside Shots

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Summary

View of the Barro Colorado Island Biological Laboratory buildings and dock from Gatun Lake in the Panama Canal, Panama. The tramway to the top of the island is visible; it leads to the main laboratory building. Established in 1924 as a natural history laboratory, it eventually became the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Barro Colorado Island Biological Laboratory
  • Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 50, Box 33, Folder: Hillside Shots

Contact information

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

Date

1950

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Field Stations
  • Barro Colorado Island (Panama)
  • Landscapes
  • Panama Canal (Panama)
  • Tropical Biology
  • Buildings
  • Barro Colorado Island Biological Laboratory

Place

  • Panama
  • Barro Colorado Island (Panama)
  • Barro Colorado Nature Monument (Panama)
  • Gatun Lake (Panama)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

44157 or MAH-44157

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print

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