Framed Photograph of California Redwoods

Description (Brief)
This photograph of California redwoods 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 trees depicted in this photograph were located in California and the image was made by A. Gaskill, courtesy U.S. Forest Service. The frame is made of solid California redwood.
Currently not on view
Object Name
photograph & frame
Date made
frame maker
Bucher, William F.
U. S. Forest Service
Physical Description
wood (frame material)
glass (frame material)
overall: 15 15/16 in x 14 in x 5/8 in; 40.48125 cm x 35.56 cm x 1.5875 cm
Place Made
United States: California
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
maker number
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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