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Wood Sample - Berberis aristata, India, 1880s Object Reg. No: HT 13164

Summary:
Sample of Berberis aristata wood. 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 wood 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: 5.0 cm (Height), 15.5 cm (Width), 21.0 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: barberry family berberidaceae, economic botany
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: Dyes & Tans
Tertiary Classification: (to be classified)
Inscriptions: Handwritten: "Dyes & Tans / 1887 T.N. Mukharji Collection / Case IV No. 2 / Berberis aristata DC / Berberidaceae"
Collector: T. Mukharji, pre 1887

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