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Apple Model - Rome Beauty, Mooroopna, 1887 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
|Dimensions:||70 mm (Height), 100 mm (Diameter)|
|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|
|Inscriptions:||Painted on top of model: 1187|
|Date Made:||Victoria, Australia, 1887|