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Pear Model - Uvedales Saint Germain, Wahgunyah, Victoria, 1875 Object Reg. No: ST 005128

Summary:
Wax model of Uvedales Saint Germain pear and seeds, the variety also known as Angora, Pound, Belle Angeoine, Duchesse de Berry D'Hiver, Schone Angevine, Pickerings Warden, Bolivar, Royal D'Angleterre, Beaute De Tervueren, and Comtesse De Tervueren. The Uvedales Saint Germain is a spreading, cooking variety harvested in late winter.

Model based on specimen from Joseph Webster of Wahgunyah in 1875. The model was made in the museum by Thomas McMillan for the Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition of 1876.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Joseph Webster
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: Mr Joseph Webster, Wahgunyah, Victoria, Australia, 1875

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