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Author:
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Subject:
Pittier, Henri  Search this
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 3w x 3.75h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Place:
Venezuela
Ocumare de la Costa (Venezuela)
Date:
October 24, 1937
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
Alexander Wetmore collected bird specimens for the US National Museum in Venezuela, in 1937.
Summary:
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.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 7006, Box 174, Album 1
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.eduv
Topic:
Alexander Wetmore Papers  Search this
Venezuela  Search this
Scientific expeditions  Search this
Geographers  Search this
Botany  Search this
Botanists  Search this
Ornithologists  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2010-1238 and 389
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_6645