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Bark Sample - Cassia auriculata, India, 1880s Object Reg. No: HT 13975

Summary:
Sample of Cassia auriculata bark in a jar. 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, Culcutta in 1887.
Description:
Cylindrical glass jar with black plastic screw-top lid containing sections of dark brown bark.Two printed 'Science Museum of Victoria' labels with handwritten text affixed to front and reverse.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Indian Government, 1877
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 7.0 cm (Height), 7.0 cm (Width), 12.5 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: dyes dyeing, 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: Dyes & Tans
Tertiary Classification: (to be classified)
Inscriptions: Printed 'Science Museum of Victoria' label with handwritten text affixed to front reads: '1887 T.N. Mukharji Coll / Case V No. 2 / (Dyes & Tans)
Collector: T. Mukharji, pre 1887

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