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Apple Model - Irish Peach, Hawthorn, 1872 Object Reg. No: ST 005013

Summary:
This wax model was based on a specimen grown and presented to the museum by the Murdoch brothers of Hawthorn, December 1872. The model was made in the museum. The model maker was not recorded.

Synonyms: Early Crofton, Peach. This apple is a dessert variety and is harvested in summer.
Acquisition Information:
Donation for Modelling from Murdoch Bros, 1872
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
Date Made: Victoria, Australia, 1872

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