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Quince Model - Japonica, Alphington, 1873 Object Reg. No: ST 004879

Summary:
Wax model of quince. Also known as Japonica. This Japan Quince is a variety of Cydonia Japonica (Rosaceae) or Pyrus Japonica (Rosaceae).

Model based on specimen grown by Perry Brothers, Fulham Nursery, Alphington, 1873.
Acquisition Information:
Donation for Modelling from Perry Bros, 1873
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 4.10 cm (Height), 4.40 cm (Width), 4.70 cm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Object measured for Australia Gallery Redevelopment.

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Tagged with: japan quinces, 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
Grower of Item Modelled: Fulham Nursery, Alphington, Victoria, Australia, 1873

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