Three Hundred Year Old Church, Parita, Panama, by Wetmore, Alexander 1886-, March 7, 1948, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, Image is of a three hundred year old church in Parita, Herrera, Panama. The steeple is inlaid with pearl shells. Taken by Alexander Wetmore, ornithologist and sixth Secretary of Smithsonian, during an ornithological field trip to Panama..