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Crab Apple Model - Yellow Siberian, Burnley, 1884 Object Reg. No: ST 018096

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

Synonym: Amber Crab. This variety originated from Pyrus Baccata, Common Siberian Crab.
Acquisition Information:
Donation for Modelling from Horticultural Society of Victoria, 1884
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: museum history, wax fruit models, crab 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
Grower of Item Modelled: 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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