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- A Grower of Item Modelled Hawthorn, Australia
Pear Model - Beurre De Piquery, Hawthorn, Victoria, 1875 Reg. No: ST 013958
- Wax model of a Beurre De Piquery pear, also know as Urbaniste, Beurre Drapiez, Louise Dupont, Louis D'Orleans, Virgalieu Musquee, and Coloma D'Automne.
Model based on a specimen grown and presented by Robert Hepburn of Hawthorn 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 Robert Hepburn, 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 Robert Hepburn, Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia, 1875|