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Apple Model - Winter Majetin, Hazelglen, 1875 Object Reg. No: ST 018082

Summary:
This wax model is based on a specimen grown and presented to the museum by Charles Draper of Hazelglen in 1875. The model was made in the museum by Thomas McMillan in 1875 for the Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition in 1876. Duplicate of Reg Item 13630.

Synonyms: Majetin, Winter Majettin. This apple is a cooking variety and is harvested in winter.
Acquisition Information:
Unknown from Unknown
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: exhibitions philadelphia centennial international 1876, museum history, wax fruit models, apples, horticulture
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Wax Fruit Collection
Primary Classification: ECONOMIC BOTANY
Secondary Classification: Wax Models
Tertiary Classification: fruits
Modelmaker: Mr Thomas McMillan - Industrial & Technological Museum, Victoria, Australia, 1875
Made For: Exhibition: 1876 Centennial, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America, 1876
Grower of Item Modelled: John Smith & Sons, Hazel Glen, Victoria, Australia, 1875

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Pam Goodey Posted on 25 May 2010 7:17 AM
Is it possible to post an image of this exhibit? Charles Draper was my GGGrandfather.
Discovery Centre Posted on 29 May 2010 2:26 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Pam, we will upload an image soon. Thanks

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