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Pear Model - Alexander Lambre, Hazelglen, Victoria, 1875 Object Reg. No: ST 013863

Summary:
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
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 Charles Draper, Hazel Glen, Victoria, Australia, 1875

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