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Pear Model - Alexander Lambre, Hazelglen, Victoria, 1875 Reg. No: ST 013863
- Wax model of an Alexander Lambre pear. This variety is not in the 1974 edition of Ikin's listing of fruits.
Model based on a specimen grown and presented by Charles Draper of Hazelglen in 1875. Model made by museum modeler Thomas McMillan in 1875 for the Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition in 1876.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation for Modelling from Mr Charles Draper, 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 Charles Draper, Hazel Glen, Victoria, Australia, 1875|