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Pear Model - Duchess D'Angouleme, Hawthorn, Victoria, 1875 Object Reg. No: ST 013905

Summary:
Wax model of Duchess D'Angouleme pear, also known as Duchess Eparonnais, a dessert variety harvested in late autumn.

Model based on specimen grown and presented by J.D. Roberts of Hawthorn in 1875. The model was made in the museum by Thomas McMillan for the Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition of 1876.
Acquisition Information:
Donation for Modelling from J. Roberts, 1875
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: exhibitions philadelphia centennial international 1876, museum history, wax fruit models
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: ECONOMIC BOTANY
Secondary Classification: Wax Models
Tertiary Classification: fruits
Modelmaker: Mr Thomas McMillan - Industrial & Technological Museum, Victoria, Australia, 1875
Grower of Item Modelled: J. Roberts, Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia, 1875

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