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Timber Sample - Native Mulberry (Hedycarya Cunningham), Victoria, 1885 Object Reg. No: ST 000992

Summary:
This is a timber sample of Native Mulberry (Hedycarya Cunninghami) 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.
Description:
This is a timber sample of Native Mulberry (Hedycarya Cunninghami).
Acquisition Information:
Unknown from Unknown
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 29.70 cm (Height), 4.00 cm (Width), 8.50 cm (Length)
Weight: .40 kg (Weight)
Dimension Comment: Measurements taken for Australia Gallery redevelopment.

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Tagged with: monimia family monimiaceae
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
Secondary Classification: Timbers
Tertiary Classification: monimiaceae
Inscriptions: In gold script: 125/ Hedycarya Cunninghami. / VICTORIA. / NATIVE MULBERRY
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

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