Framed Photograph of an Ash Burl Tree

Description (Brief)
This photograph of an ash burl 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 displayed in the photograph is a fallen ash burl tree, and there are five men and three horses posed behind the downed ash.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
photograph & frame
Date made
1926
photographer
Howard, Alexander L.
frame maker
Bucher, William F.
Physical Description
wood (frame material)
glass (frame material)
Measurements
overall: 12 1/4 in x 14 1/4 in x 1 in; 31.115 cm x 36.195 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
AG*115767.23
catalog number
AG*115767.23
accession number
115767
maker number
26
subject
Photography
frames
Trees
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Work and Industry: Forestry
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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