Framed Photograph of an English Elm

Framed Photograph of an English Elm

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Description (Brief)
This photograph of an English elm 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 on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol and the image was made by William Bucher. The frame is made of elm.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
photograph & frame
Date made
1932
frame maker
Bucher, William F.
photographer
Bucher, William F.
Place Made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
wood (frame material)
glass (frame material)
Measurements
overall: 12 1/4 in x 10 5/8 in x 1 in; 31.115 cm x 26.9875 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
AG.124450.12
catalog number
AG*124450.12
accession number
124450
maker number
56
subject
Trees
frames
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Photography
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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