Framed Photograph of a Butternut Tree

Description (Brief)
This photograph of a butternut 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 Dolly Copp Campground, White Mountain National Forest, New Hampshire. The image was made by the U.S. Forest Service. The frame is made of solid butternut wood.
Currently not on view
Object Name
photograph & frame
Date made
U.S. Department of Agriculture. Forest Service
frame maker
Bucher, William F.
Physical Description
wood (frame material)
glass (frame material)
overall: 11 3/4 in x 13 3/4 in x 11/16 in; 29.845 cm x 34.925 cm x 1.74625 cm
Place Made
United States: New Hampshire
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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