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Apple Model - Calville Blanche D' Hiver, Hawthorn, 1872 Object Reg. No: ST 005017

Summary:
This wax model was based on a specimen grown and presented to the museum by Mr.Cole, 1872. The model was probably made by a Mrs. O'Neill who frequently modelled for the donor.

Synonyms: White Calville, White Winter Calville. This apple is a cooking and dessert variety and is harvested in winter. This is a Victorian seedling raised by Mr. Thomas C. Cole of Hawthorn.This variety is not in Ikin's Listing of Fruits, 1974 edition.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from T. Cole, 1872
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: museum history, wax fruit models, apples, horticulture
Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection, Wax Fruit Collection
Primary Classification: ECONOMIC BOTANY
Secondary Classification: Wax Models
Tertiary Classification: fruits
Modelmaker: Mrs O'Neill, Victoria, Australia, 1872

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