Framed Photograph of a Chestnut Tree

Description (Brief)
This photograph of a chestnut 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 in Howard County, Maryland. The image was made by the United States Forest Service. The frame is made of solid chestnut wood.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
photograph & frame
Date made
1914
1926
frame maker
Bucher, William F.
photographer
U.S. Forest Service
Physical Description
wood (frame material)
glass (frame material)
Measurements
overall: 48.5 cm x 43.5 cm; 19 3/32 in x 17 1/8 in
Place Made
United States: Maryland, Howard county
ID Number
AG*115767.24
accession number
115767
catalog number
AG*115767.24
maker number
27
subject
Trees
frames
Photography
Natural Resources
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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