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Alexander Wetmore in his Youth

Creator:
Unknown
Title:
Alexander Wetmore in his Youth
Date:
1901
Summary:
Ornithologist and sixth Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution (1944-1952), Alexander Wetmore at age 15 in his home in North Freedom, Wisconsin. Wetmore is seen here with birds, from his collection, with binoculars, and eggs sitting on a table. He holds on his lap a journal titled "Bird Lore." Writing on the back of the print states that the photo was taken "about October 15, 1901."
Restrictions:
No restrictions
Topics:
Secretaries, Secretariats, Ornithology, Children, Birds, Specimens, Bird Lore (Journal), Taxidermy
Subject:
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Place:
Wisconsin
Form/Genre:
Photographic print, Person, candid
Local Number:
17021 or MNH-17021
Physical Description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Full Record:
http://siris-sihistory.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?&profile=all&source=~!sichronology&uri=full=3100001~!9643~!0#focus
Alexander Wetmore in his Youth, by Unknown, 1901, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, 17021 or MNH-17021.

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