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Apple Model - Blondin, Hawthorn,1875 Reg. No: ST 013405
- This wax model is based on a specimen grown and presented to the museum by H.U. Cole, Shortland, Hawthorn, in 1875. The model was made by museum artist Thomas McMillan in 1875 for display at the 1876 Centennial International Exhibition, Philadelphia.
This apple is a dessert cooking variety and is harvested in winter. The seedling was raised by Mr Cole and named after Blondin, who first visited Victoria in 1874. This variety of apple is not in the 1974 edition of Ikin's Listing of Fruits.
- Wax model of an apple
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation for Modelling from H. Cole, 1875
|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|
|Modelmaker:||Mr Thomas McMillan - Industrial & Technological Museum, Victoria, Australia, 1875|
|Made For:||Exhibition: 1876 Centennial, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America, 1876|
|Grower of Item Modelled:||H. Cole, Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia, 1875|