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Pear Model - Madame Treyve, Richmond, Victoria, 1875 Object Reg. No: ST 005090

Wax model of Madam Treyve pear and seeds. The Madam Treyve is a spreading, dessert variety, harvested in early autumn.

Model based on specimen from John C. Cole of Richmond 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 John Cole, 1875
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 115 mm (Height), 92 mm (Width), 87 mm (Length)

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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 John Cole, Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 1875

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