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Gum Sample - Acacia arabica, India, 1880s Reg. No: HT 13151
- Sample of Acacia Arabica (Leguminose) gum from India. This was collected and prepared by T.N.Mukharji as part of his work for the Indian Botanical Gardens. It was donated to the Museum by the Indian Government, Calcutta in 1887.
- Gum specimens contained in a brown paper bag with a description of the contents handwritten in pencil.
- Acquisition Information:
- Collected from T. Mukharji
|Dimensions:||3.0 cm (Height), 15.3 cm (Width), 20.0 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||economic botany, legume or pea family leguminosae or fabaceae, legumes pulses|
|Themes this item is part of:||Botanical Fortunes: T.N. Mukharji, International Exhibitions & Trade Between India & Australia, T.N. Mukharji Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection|
|Primary Classification:||ECONOMIC BOTANY|
|Secondary Classification:||Gums & Exudates|
|Tertiary Classification:||(to be classified)|
|Inscriptions:||Handwritten: "Dyes & Tans / 1887 T.N. Mukharji Collection / Case I No. 7 / Gum of / Acacia Arabica Willd / Leguminosae"|
|Collector:||T. Mukharji, pre 1887|
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