Framed Photograph of a White Ash Tree

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Description (Brief)
This photograph of a white ash 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 on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., with the Capitol visible in the background. The image was made by William Bucher. The frame is made of white ash veneer on chestnut, with an ebony back band and an Andaman padauk glass bead.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1931
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 3/16 in x 10 3/16 in x 7/8 in; 30.95625 cm x 25.87625 cm x 2.2225 cm
ID Number
AG.115767.43
catalog number
115767.43
accession number
115767
maker number
48
subject
Trees
frames
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Natural Resources
Photography
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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