Framed Photograph of a White Ash Tree

Description (Brief):

This photograph of a white ash 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.

Description (Brief)

The tree depicted in this photograph was located on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., with the Capitol visible in the background. The image was made by William Bucher. The frame is made of white ash veneer on chestnut, with an ebony back band and an Andaman padauk glass bead.

Date Made: 1931

Frame Maker: Bucher, William F.Photographer: Bucher, William F.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: District of Columbia, Washington

Subject: Treesframes


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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AG.115767.43Catalog Number: 115767.43Accession Number: 115767Maker Number: 48

Object Name: photograph & frame

Physical Description: wood (frame material)glass (frame material)Measurements: overall: 12 3/16 in x 10 3/16 in x 7/8 in; 30.95625 cm x 25.87625 cm x 2.2225 cm


Record Id: nmah_858667

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