Alexander Wetmore - Album 3 of Panama, 1958
About the Project
Have you ever wanted to take a trip to the coasts and canals of Panama? See fascinating photographs from a 1958 collection expedition to Panama, taken by Alexander Wetmore, an ornithologist, curator, and the former Secretary of the Smithsonian. These vibrant images of the Panama environment and birds in the wild, among many others, offer a unique inside look into the specimen collection process as Wetmore experienced it.
Experience the expedition and help us transcribe photo captions! Together, we can make the album a rich, visual resource for scholars and researchers!