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- A Grower of Item Modelled Hawthorn, Australia
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Apple Model - Mother, Hawthorn, Victoria, 1875 Reg. No: ST 013531
- Wax model of a Mother apple, also known as American Mother, Queen Anne, and Gardener's Apple. The Mother is a dessert apple harvested in autumn-winter.
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
|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, Wax Fruit Collection|
|Primary Classification:||ECONOMIC BOTANY|
|Secondary Classification:||Wax Models|
|Modelmaker:||Mr Thomas McMillan - Industrial & Technological Museum, Victoria, Australia, 1875|
|Grower of Item Modelled:||J. Roberts, Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia, 1875|