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Wood - Aquilaria agallocha, India, 1880s Reg. No: HT 14061
- Sample of Aquilaria agallocha wood 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, Calcutta in 1887.
- Cylindrical glass jar with white metal screw-top lid containing dark brown sections of wood. Two printed 'Science Museum of Victoria' labels with handwritten text affixed to front and reverse.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Indian Government, 1877
|Dimensions:||7.0 cm (Height), 7.0 cm (Width), 12.5 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||daphne family thymelaeaceae, economic botany, medicinal plants, oils|
|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|
|Tertiary Classification:||(to be classified)|
|Inscriptions:||Printed 'Science Museum of Victoria' label with handwritten text affixed to front reads: 'Collected by T.N. Mukharji / 30 Oil I'|
|Collector:||T. Mukharji, pre 1887|
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