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Apple Model - Esopus Spitzenburg, Hazelglen, Victoria, 1875 Object Reg. No: ST 004962

Summary:
This model was based on a specimen grown and presented by Charles Draper of Hazelglen in 1875. The model was made in the museum by Thomas McMillan in 1875 for display at the 1876 Centennial International Exhibition, Philadelphia. The model was recoloured by Miss M. J. McMillan in March1917.

Synonyms: Esopus Spitzenberg, Spitzenberg, Esopus. This variety is a dessert apple and is harvested in winter.
Acquisition Information:
Donation for Modelling from Mr Charles Draper, 1875
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 75 mm (Height), 80 mm (Width), 80 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: exhibitions philadelphia centennial international 1876, museum history, wax fruit models, apples, horticulture
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Wax Fruit Collection
Primary Classification: ECONOMIC BOTANY
Secondary Classification: Wax Models
Tertiary Classification: fruits
Modelmaker: Mr Thomas McMillan - Industrial & Technological Museum, Victoria, Australia, 1875
Artist: Miss M. McMillan - Industrial & Technological Museum, Victoria, Australia, Mar 1917
Grower of Item Modelled: Mr Charles Draper, Hazel Glen, Victoria, Australia, 1875

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