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Apple Model - Cellin, Ballarat, 1875 Object Reg. No: ST 018091

Summary:
This wax model is based on a specimen grown and presented to the museum by Josiah Trevestan of Ballarat in 1875. The model was made by museum artist Thomas McMillan in 1875 for the 1876 Centennial International Exhibition, Philadelphia.

Synonyms: Phillip's Seedling, Cellini. This apple is a cooking variety and is harvested in summer.
Acquisition Information:
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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, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 1875

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