Framed Photograph of an Andaman Padauk Tree

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Description (Brief)
This photograph of an Andaman padauk 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.
This photo was taken by the Forest Research Institute in Dehra Dun, India. The frame has a veneer made of Andaman padauk on a tulip poplar back, the glass bead is satin wood and the back bead is stained black Andaman padauk.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1908
1932
frame maker
Bucher, William F.
photographer
Forest Research Institute
Place Made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
India
Physical Description
wood (frame material)
glass (frame material)
Measurements
overall: 18 1/2 in x 16 1/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 46.99 cm x 41.275 cm x 4.445 cm
ID Number
AG.124450.02
catalog number
AG*124450.02
accession number
124450
maker number
14
subject
Trees
frames
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Work and Industry: Forestry
Natural Resources
Photography
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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