Framed Photograph of Pine Trees

Description (Brief):

These four photographs of pine trees are 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 upper left photo shows a white pine tree in the Adirondack Mountains of New York that was taken by A. Varela. The upper right photo is a loblolly pine from North Carolina taken by “Lindsey.” The lower left photo is of a longleaf pine tree near Ocilla, Georgia taken by E. Block. The bottom right photo shows a balsam pine and white spruce that was taken by H.H. Chapman. All photographs come courtesy of the U.S. Forest Service. The frame is made from four woods; the top is made of white pine, the bottom is made of long leaf pine, the left hand side of common pine, and the right side is made of spruce.

Date Made: 1926

Frame Maker: Bucher, William F.Photographer: Bucher, William F.U.S. Department of Agriculture. Forest ServiceLindseyVarela, A.Block, E.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: North CarolinaUnited States: GeorgiaUnited States: MinnesotaUnited States: New York, Adirondack Mountains

Subject: Treesframes


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


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AG.115767.32Catalog Number: AG*115767.32Accession Number: 115767Maker Number: 35

Object Name: photographs & frame

Physical Description: wood (frame material)glass (frame material)


Record Id: nmah_858797

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