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D6401 Model apple, 'Emperor Alexander', wax, modelled at Sydney Technical College, probably painted by Charles Toms, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1900. Click to enlarge.

Wax model of Emperor Alexander apple

Made
Painted wax model apple, made to look like an 'Emperor Alexander" apple.

Summary

Object No.

D6401

Object Statement

Model apple, 'Emperor Alexander', wax, modelled at Sydney Technical College, probably painted by Charles Toms, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1900

Physical Description

Painted wax model apple, made to look like an 'Emperor Alexander" apple.

Dimensions

Height

87 mm

Production

Notes

The Stock Book says 'Executed at the Museum / Modelled at the College'. The apple was made by the Sydney Technical College. It is likely to have been painted by Charles Toms (1852-1924) who was the Museum's Colourist from 1890 to 1916 and who painted the fruit models D6135:D6169 and D6872:D6901.

Source

Credit Line

Technological Museum, 1900

Acquisition Date

26 September 1900

Cite this Object

Harvard

Wax model of Emperor Alexander apple 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 27 October 2021, <https://ma.as/223967>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/223967 |title=Wax model of Emperor Alexander apple |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=27 October 2021 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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