Framed Photograph of an American Black Walnut Tree

Description (Brief)
This photograph of a black walnut 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 Georgia and the image was made by U.S. Forestry Service. The frame is made of quarter-inch walnut veneer on white pine.
Currently not on view
Object Name
photograph & frame
Date made
frame maker
Bucher, William F.
U. S. Forest Service
Physical Description
wood (frame material)
glass (frame material)
overall: 21 1/8 in x 16 1/8 in x 1 in; 53.6575 cm x 40.9575 cm x 2.54 cm
place made
United States: Georgia
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
maker number
Natural Resources
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Work and Industry: Forestry
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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