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Apple Model - Rome Beauty, Mooroopna, 1887 Object Reg. No: ST 004965

This wax model was based on a specimen grown and presented to the museum by John West of Mooroopna, 1887. The model was made in the museum. The model maker was not recorded.

Synonyms: Rome, Roman Beauty, Belle de Rome, Gillet's Seedling. This apple is a cooking and dessert variety and is harvested in autumn-winter.
Wax model of an apple, painted red and yellow.
Acquisition Information:
Donation for Modelling from Mr John West, 1887
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 70 mm (Height), 100 mm (Diameter)

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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
Inscriptions: Painted on top of model: 1187
Date Made: Victoria, Australia, 1887

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