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Fruit Sample - Zizyphus jujuba, India, 1880s Object Reg. No: HT 13160

Summary:
Sample of Zizyphus jujba fruit. 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.
Description:
Sample of fruit contained in a brown paper bag, folded at the top to form a point. A description of the contents is handwritten in lead pencil on one side.
Acquisition Information:
Collected from T. Mukharji
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 50 mm (Height), 150 mm (Width), 210 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: economic botany, fruits
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: Foods
Tertiary Classification: fruits
Inscriptions: Handwritten: "Food Substance / 1887 T.N. Mukharji Collection / Case XVIII No. 9 / Fruit of / Zizyphus Jujba Lann / (Variety)"
Collector: T. Mukharji, pre 1887

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