Framed Photograph of a Catalpa Tree

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Description (Brief)
This photograph of a catalpa 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 Washington, D.C., and the image was made by William Bucher. The frame is made of solid catalpa wood, with part of a lead bullet in the frame.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1932
1933
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: 13 7/8 in x 12 in x 7/8 in; 35.2425 cm x 30.48 cm x 2.2225 cm
ID Number
AG.124450.11
catalog number
AG*124450.11
accession number
124450
maker number
55
subject
Trees
frames
Smithsonian
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Photography
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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