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Wood - Aquilaria agallocha, India, 1880s Object Reg. No: HT 14061

Summary:
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.
Description:
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
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 7.0 cm (Height), 7.0 cm (Width), 12.5 cm (Length)

More information

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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