Color: Black and White; Size: 3w x 3.75h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Ocumare de la Costa (Venezuela)
October 24, 1937
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Alexander Wetmore collected bird specimens for the US National Museum in Venezuela, in 1937.
Alexander Wetmore, sixth Smithsonian Secretary and ornithologist, and Henri Pittier, in Ocumare de la Costa, Venezuela, 24 October 1937. Pittier was a Swiss-born geographer and botanist, who dedicated many years to the scientific study of Venezuela and began the Venezuelan National Park history.
Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 7006, Box 174, Album 1