Framed Photograph of Red Gum Trees

Framed Photograph of Red Gum Trees

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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.
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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
photograph & frame
U.S. Department of Agriculture. Forest Service
frame maker
Bucher, William F.
Physical Description
wood (frame material)
glass (frame material)
overall: 21 1/4 in x 17 1/8 in x 1 in; 53.975 cm x 43.4975 cm x 2.54 cm
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catalog number
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Work and Industry: Agriculture and Natural Resources
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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