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.

Description (Brief)

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.

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

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: framesTrees


See more items in: Work and Industry: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Photography


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AG.115767.37Catalog Number: AG*115767.37Accession Number: 115767Maker Number: 40

Object Name: photograph & frame

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


Record Id: nmah_858793

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