Framed Photograph of Elm Trees

Description (Brief)
This photograph of elm trees 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 are located in the Judiciary Square neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The image was made by William Bucher, as is the frame, which is made of solid elm wood.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
photograph & frame
Date made
1928
frame maker
Bucher, William F.
photographer
Bucher, William F.
Physical Description
wood (frame material)
glass (frame material)
Measurements
overall: 13 7/8 in x 11 7/8 in x 7/8 in; 35.2425 cm x 30.1625 cm x 2.2225 cm
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
AG*115767.25
catalog number
AG*115767.25
accession number
115767
maker number
28
subject
Trees
Photography
frames
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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