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- A Grower of Item Modelled Hawthorn, Australia
Pear Model - Vicar of Winkfield, Hawthorn, Victoria, 1875 Reg. No: ST 005122
- Wax model of Vicar of Winkfield pear, also known as Napolean Le Grand, Cure, Dumas and Paternoster. The Vicar of Winkfield is a spreading, cooking and dessert variety harvested in winter.
Model based on specimen from H.W. Cole of Hawthorn in 1875. The model was made in the museum by Thomas McMillan for the Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition of 1876.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation for Modelling from H. Cole, 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:||H. Cole, Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia, 1875