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Numéro d'artefact
1987.2109.001
Modèle
MCINTOSH APPLE
Fabricant
Inconnu
Lieu du fabricant
Canada
Date De Fabrication
Avant 1910
contexte Fonction
SERVES AS HISTORIC EVIDENCE OF VARIETY OF FRUIT TREE
contexte technique
THE ORIGINAL MCINTOSH APPLE TREE BORE FRUIT FOR OVER 90 YEARS (UNTIL C.1908), AND LIVED UNTIL C.1910. THE APPLES WERE FIRST KNOWN AS 'GRANNY', LATER 'MCINTOSH RED' VARIETY. THIS TYPE OF APPLE TREE IS EXTREMELY HARDY AND PRODUCTIVE, AND MCINTOSH APPLES REMAIN A MOST POPULAR VARIETY. (REF.2, P.1057)
contexte Canada
SECTION OF ORIGINAL MCINTOSH APPLE TREE, DISCOVERED IN 1811 BY JOHN MCINTOSH IN DUNDELA, CANADA WEST. MCINTOSH FOUND APPROX. 20 APPLE TREES IN A FORESTED AREA NEAR HIS FARM. HE TRANSPLANTED SEVERAL, ONE OF WHICH PRODUCED EXCELLENT FRUIT. IN 1835 THE FAMILY BEGAN PRODUCING APPLES IN QUANTITY FROM THE CULTIVATED TREES.
Description
WOOD
Nombres de pièces
1
Fini(s) de l'artefact
UNFINISHED
Marques sur l'artefact
ADHESIVE LABEL APPLIED TO FACE READS: 'Section of the/ Original/ McIntosh Red/ Apple tree'/ CEF TAG NAILED TO TREE SECTIONREADS: 'O.H.M.S./ FROM CENTRAL EXPERIMENTAL FARM/ OTTAWA, CANADA/ Section of the original McIntosh/ Apple Tree/ Section 9 Shelf 12, Vault
Pièce(s) manquante(s)
SECTION COMPLETE IN ITSELF
Groupe 1
Agriculture
Catégorie 1
Horticulture
Sous-catégorie 1
Divers
Groupe 2
Agriculture
Catégorie 2
Recherche
Sous-catégorie 2
Horticulture
Matériau(x)
bois->pommier