Framed Photograph of a Honey Locust Tree

Description (Brief)
This photograph of a honey locust tree is one of forty-nine framed black and white photographic prints bequeathed to the Smithsonian by William F. Bucher of Washington, D.C. Bucher, a cabinetmaker, framed each photograph in wood of the same species as the tree depicted in the print. The photos were displayed in a special exhibition, Our Trees and their Woods at the United States National Museum in 1931.
The tree depicted in this photograph was located at 14th and E Street Northwest, Washington, D.C., and the image was taken by William Bucher. The frame is made of honey locust veneer on white pine.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1927
frame maker
Bucher, William F.
photographer
Bucher, William F.
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
wood (frame material)
glass (frame material)
Measurements
overall: 12 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in x 1 in; 31.75 cm x 26.67 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
AG*115767.26
catalog number
115767.26
accession number
115767
maker number
29
subject
Trees
frames
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Photography
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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