Framed Photograph of a Black Locust Tree

Description (Brief)
This photograph of a black locust 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 a quarter-inch black locust veneer on yellow poplar.
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: 12 5/16 in x 10 9/16 in x 1 in; 31.27375 cm x 26.82875 cm x 2.54 cm
Place Made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
AG*115767.40
catalog number
AG*115767.40
accession number
115767
maker number
43
subject
Trees
frames
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Photography
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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