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- A Grower of Item Modelled Richmond, Australia
Pear Model - Nouvelle Fulvie, Richmond, Victoria, 1875 Reg. No: ST 013938
- Wax model of Nouvelle Fulvie pear, also known as Fulvie Gregoire, and Belle de Jarnac. The Nouvelle Fulvie is a dessert variety, harvested in winter. This variety is not in the 1974 edition of Ikin's listing of fruits.
Model based on specimen grown and presented by John C. Cole of Richmond Nurseries in 1875. The model was made in the museum by Thomas McMillan for the Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition of 1876.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation for Modelling from Mr John Cole, 1875
|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:||Mr John Cole, Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 1875|
Pears of New York (1921) p.483.
Bunyard - A Handbook of Hardy Fruits (1920) p.190.