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Timber Sample - Straight Sheoak (Casuarina Suberosa), Victoria, 1885 Reg. No: ST 000976
- This is a timber sample of Straight Sheoak (Casuarina Suberosa) from Victoria.
It was hand-painted by Miss May Vale in 1885 for display at the Industrial and Technological Museum. It was then exhibited at several international exhibitions, including the 1888 Melbourne Centennial International Exhibition and the 1889 Exposition Universelle in Paris.
- This is a timber sample of Straight Sheoak (Casuarina Suberosa).
- Acquisition Information:
- Unknown from Unknown
|Dimensions:||29.00 cm (Height), 6.20 cm (Width), 12.90 cm (Length)|
|Weight:||1.55 kg (Weight)|
|Dimension Comment:||Measurements taken for Australia Gallery redevelopment.|
|Tagged with:||sheoak family casuarinaceae, albert|
|Themes this item is part of:||Royal Exhibition Building Collection, May Vale Timber Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, May Vale (1862-1945)|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Primary Classification:||ECONOMIC BOTANY|
|Inscriptions:||In gold script: 58/ Casuarina Suberosa/ VICTORIA./ STRAIGHT SHEOAK|
|Artist:||Mrs May Gilfillan (nee Vale), Victoria, Australia, 1885|
|Commissioned By:||Industrial & Technological Museum, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1885|
|Place & Date Exhibited:||Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1888-1889|