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- A Grower of Item Modelled Essendon, Australia
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Apple Model - Esopus Spitzenburg, Essendon, Victoria, 1875 Reg. No: ST 013459
- Wax model of a Esopus Spitzenburg apple, also known as Esopus Spitzenberg, Spitzenberg, and Esopus. This variety is a dessert apple, harvested in winter.
This model was based on a specimen presented by John Harbison of Essendon in 1875. The model was made by museum artists Thomas McMillan in 1875 for display at the 1876 Centennial International Exhibition, Philadelphia.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation for Modelling from Mr John Harbison, 1875
|Dimensions:||75 mm (Height), 90 mm (Width), 90 mm (Length)|
|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 John Harbison, Essendon, Victoria, Australia, 1875|