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D6423 Model apple, 'Moss Incomparable', wax / paper / thread / possibly wood / possibly plaster, modelled at Sydney Technical College, probably painted by Charles Toms, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1900. Click to enlarge.

Model apple, 'Moss Incompararable', by Charles Toms

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

Summary

Object No.

D6423

Object Statement

Model apple, 'Moss Incomparable', wax / paper / thread / possibly wood / possibly plaster, modelled at Sydney Technical College, probably painted by Charles Toms, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1900

Physical Description

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

Dimensions

Height

70 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

25 September 1900

Cite this Object

Harvard

Model apple, 'Moss Incompararable', by Charles Toms 2020, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 4 March 2021, <https://ma.as/223991>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/223991 |title=Model apple, 'Moss Incompararable', by Charles Toms |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=4 March 2021 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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