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Apple Model - Cleopatra, Burnley, 1884 Object Reg. No: ST 013432

Summary:
This wax model was based on a specimen grown and presented to the museum by the Horticultural Society of Victoria from their gardens at Burnley, 1884. The model was made in the museum. The model maker was not recorded.

Synonyms: Ortley, New York Pippin, Woolman's Long, White Bellefleur, Detroit, Van Dyne. This apple is a cooking and dessert variety and is harvested in winter.
Acquisition Information:
Donation for Modelling from Horticultural Society of Victoria, 1884
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
Place Specimen Collected: Burnley Gardens, Burnley, Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 1884
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Arthur Winzenried, Green Grows Our Garden: a Centenary History of Horticultural Education at Burnley, South Yarra, 1991

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