Framed Photograph of American Linden

Framed Photograph of American Linden

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Description (Brief)
This photograph of an American linden 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 in Washington, D.C., and the image was made by William Bucher. The frame is made of linden wood.
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Object Name
photograph & frame
Date made
frame maker
Bucher, William F.
Bucher, William F.
Place Made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
wood (frame material)
glass (frame material)
overall: 15 1/4 in x 13 3/8 in x 5/8 in; 38.735 cm x 33.9725 cm x 1.5875 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
maker number
Credit Line
William F. Bucher
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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