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Pear Model - Uvedales Saint Germain, Richmond, Victoria, 1875 Object Reg. No: ST 013961

Wax model of Uvedales Saint Germain pear, the variety also known as Angora, Pound, Belle Angeoine, Duchesse de Berry D'Hiver, Schone Angevine, Pickerings Warden, Bolivar, Royal D'Angleterre, Beaute De Tervueren, and Comtesse De Tervueren. The Uvedales Saint Germain is a spreading, cooking variety harvested in late winter.

Model based on specimen from Joseph Bosisto of Richmond in 1875. The speicman weighed 2 lbs, 11 ozs. The model was made in the museum by Thomas McMillan for the Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition of 1876.
Acquisition Information:
Donation for Modelling from Mr Joseph Bosisto - Victorian Commissioners to the 1885 Calcutta Exhibition, 1875
Discipline: Technology

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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
Tertiary Classification: fruits
Modelmaker: Mr Thomas McMillan - Industrial & Technological Museum, Victoria, Australia, 1875
Grower of Item Modelled: Mr Joseph Bosisto - J. Bosisto & Co Pty Ltd, Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 1875


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