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Passionfruit Model - Banana, Burnley Gardens, 1879 Object Reg. No: ST 004892

Summary:
Wax model. This passion-fruit is a variety of Tacsonia Mollissima (Passifloraceae).

Model based on specimen grown and presented by Horticultural Gardens, Burnley, 1879.

Model made in Museum by Thomas McMillan.
Acquisition Information:
Donation for Modelling from Horticultural Society of Victoria, 1879
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 2.00 cm (Height), 3.50 cm (Width), 6.70 cm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Object measured for Australia Gallery Redevelopment.

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Tagged with: passionfruits, wax fruit models
Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: ECONOMIC BOTANY
Secondary Classification: Wax Models
Tertiary Classification: fruits
Modelmaker: Mr Thomas McMillan - Industrial & Technological Museum, Burnley, Victoria, Australia, 1879
Place Specimen Collected: Burnley Gardens, Burnley, Victoria, Australia, 1879
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Arthur Winzenried, Green Grows Our Garden: a Centenary History of Horticultural Education at Burnley, South Yarra, 1991

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