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Pear Model - Marie Louise, Toorak, Victoria, 1875 Reg. No: ST 013935
- Wax model of Marie Louise pear. The Marie Louise is a spreading, dessert variety, harvested in autumn.
Model based on specimen from Archibald Stuart, gardener to R.B. Ronald of Toorak, 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 Mr Archibald Stuart, 1875
|Dimensions:||128 mm (Height), 79 mm (Width), 76 mm (Length)|
|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|
|Modelmaker:||Mr Thomas McMillan - Industrial & Technological Museum, Victoria, Australia, 1875|
|Place Specimen Collected:||R. Ronald, Toorak, Victoria, Australia, 1875|
|Collector:||Mr Archibald Stuart, Toorak, Victoria, Australia, 1875