Framed Photograph of Red Gum Trees

Description (Brief)
This photograph of red gum trees 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 North Carolina and the image was made by the U.S. Forest Service. The frame is made of solid red gum wood.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
photograph & frame
photographer
U.S. Department of Agriculture. Forest Service
frame maker
Bucher, William F.
Physical Description
wood (frame material)
glass (frame material)
Measurements
overall: 21 1/4 in x 17 1/8 in x 1 in; 53.975 cm x 43.4975 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
AG*115767.37
catalog number
AG*115767.37
accession number
115767
maker number
40
subject
frames
Trees
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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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