Framed Photograph of English Oak Tree

Description (Brief)
This photograph of an English oak 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 Danbury Park, in Essex, England and the image was made by E.N. Mason. The frame is made of English oak veneer on chestnut back.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1928
frame maker
Bucher, William F.
photographer
E. N. Mason
Physical Description
wood (frame material)
glass (frame material)
Measurements
overall: 17 1/2 in x 22 1/8 in x 1 in; 44.45 cm x 56.1975 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
AG.115767.20
catalog number
AG*115767.20
accession number
115767
maker number
23
subject
Trees
frames
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Work and Industry: Agriculture and Natural Resources
Photography
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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