Postcard of Japanese rice varieties (Takasuka rice).
The inscription on the postcard suggests that the Museum acquired this postcard and the Takasuka samples directly from J. Takasuka.
This forms a small, but signficant, collection relating to the first rice grown in Australia by Jo Takasuka. This collection includes two postcards and rice samples.
Description of Content
Kodak postcard depicting rice plants, grown by J. Takasuka, Tyntynder West, near Swan Hill, Victoria. See ST 003770, ST 003771, ST 003773 for related rice specimens.
Black and white postcard.
Donation from J. Takasuka, 02 Mar 1917
Place & Date Depicted
Postcard, Black & White
Written in pencil on rear of postcard: 'Rice field of J. Takasuka, / Tyntynder W., near Swan Hill, Vict., / see specs. 3770, 3771, 3773'. Stamped on front of postcard: 'FOODS SEEDS [UNCLEAR]'
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