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Album - Wax Fruit Models, Industrial & Technological Museum of Victoria, 1872-1879 Object Reg. No: ST 040030

Summary:
Album of wax fruit models, made in the Museum, 1872-1879. Index of varieties. Hand painted illustrations of apples, cherries, figs, and egg plant. Each illustration is cut out and glued to the pages. 193 pages, information includes: registration numbers, description of fruit, source, modelling details, date, and exhibition history.
Description:
Leather bound book. Hand painted illustrations of apples, cherries, figs, and egg plant. Each illustration is cut out and glued to the pages. 193 pages, information includes: registration numbers, description of fruit, source, modelling details, date, and exhibition history.

Album also contains three loose illustrations

List of parts:
40030.2 drawing of two apples, details in pencil, no. 427
40030.3 drawing of two apples, details in pencil, no. 478
40030.4 drawing of two apples, "shockley"
40030.5 orginal outer spine of album
Acquisition Information:
Donation
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 4.0 cm (Height), 29.5 cm (Width), 41.5 cm (Length)
Dimension Comment: 40030.2 25.5L, 22.5B. 40030.3 19L, 13.5B. 40030.4 22.5L, 17B. 40030.5 40.0L, 5.0B.

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Tagged with: agriculture, fruits, wax fruit models
Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: ECONOMIC BOTANY
Secondary Classification: Foods
Tertiary Classification: fruits
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1872-1879

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