On Coiba Island, Panama, a Convict Carries Coconuts, by Wetmore, Alexander 1886-, February 2, 1956, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, On Coiba Island, Panama, a convict of the penal colony there, carries on his shoulder 5 drinking coconuts or "pipas" to take to Smithsonian Secretary and ornithologist Alexander Wetmore and colleagues who were on the island. Also on the left are three men, two sitting on a bench and one standing. The image was taken by Secretary Wetmore while on a scientific expedition to Panama to study birds..