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.

Description (Brief)

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.

Date Made: 1931

Frame Maker: Bucher, William F.Photographer: U.S. Department of Agriculture. Forest Service

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Georgia

Subject: Treesframes


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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: William F. Bucher

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AG.115767.41Catalog Number: 115767.41Accession Number: 115767Maker Number: 44

Object Name: photograph & frame

Physical Description: wood (frame material)glass (frame material)Measurements: overall: 21 1/8 in x 16 1/8 in x 1 in; 53.6575 cm x 40.9575 cm x 2.54 cm


Record Id: nmah_858789

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