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- A Grower of Item Modelled Flemington, Australia
Pear Model - Louise Bonne of Jersey, Flemington, Victoria, 1875 Reg. No: ST 005093
- Wax model of Louise Bonne of Jersey pear, also known as Louise Bonne D'Avranches, Bonne de Langueval, and Louise. The Louise Bonne of Jersey is a dessert variety, harvested in autumn.
Model based on specimen from J. Banks of Flemington in 1875. The model was made in the museum by Thomas McMillan for the Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition of 1876.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from J. Banks
|Tagged with:||exhibitions philadelphia centennial international 1876, museum history, wax fruit models|
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection|
|Primary Classification:||ECONOMIC BOTANY|
|Secondary Classification:||Wax Models|
|Modelmaker:||Mr Thomas McMillan - Industrial & Technological Museum, Victoria, Australia, 1875|
|Grower of Item Modelled:||J. Banks, Flemington, Victoria, Australia, 1875