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The Flowers and Plants of the Natural History Museum

The Flowers and Plants of the Natural History Museum, Science Photo Library - Pictured is Oriental poppy (Papaver orientale)

Glass Flowers: The Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants | Harvard Museum of Natural History

Come visit one of the Harvard's most famous treasures, the acclaimed Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, the Glass Flowers This unique collection of over models, created by glass artisans Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka.

This unique Harvard Univarsity collection of over 3,000 models was created by glass artisans Leopold Blaschka and his son, Rudolph. The commission began in 1886, continued for five decades, and the collection represents more than 830 plant species.

Stunning hyperrealistic glass flower models at Harvard

Victorian era father & son duo Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka created these amazing glass model specimens in their Dresden workshop. They also supplied the Harvard Museum of Natural History with several thousand glass flowers.

Waratah, Telopea Speciosissima..national flower native to Australia....1788-1797 the 'Port Jackson Painter'

design-is-fine: “ Waratah, Port Jackson Painter/Watling collection, Watercolour. The waratah is New South Wales’ official floral emblem.

Fossil Crinoids (Uintacrinus socialis), Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C.  Because many crinoids resemble flowers, with their cluster of waving arms atop a long stem, they are sometimes called sea lilies. But crinoids are not plants. Like their relatives—starfishes, sea urchins, sea cucumbers, and brittle stars—crinoids are echinoderms, animals with rough, spiny surfaces and a special kind of radial symmetry based on five or multiples of five.

Fossil Crinoids (Uintacrinus socialis), Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D. gems-minerals-and-fossils

The Glass Flowers of Harvard:  LEOPOLD BLASCHKA (1822-1895) and his son RUDOLF (1857-1929) were commissioned to produce beautifully detailed glass models of exotic plants for Harvard's botany students and natural history museum.

The Glass Flowers of Harvard: LEOPOLD BLASCHKA and his son RUDOLF were commissioned to produce beautifully detailed glass models of exotic plants for Harvard's botany students and natural history museum.

how’s your tuesday? i’m traveling with liz on a job in the keys. we’ve been friends for decades and work together whenever we can. it means road trips and good food, hard work and…

flowers, palms and fronds

Free to Massachusetts residents every Sunday morning (year-round) from 9:00 am to noon and on Wednesdays from 3:00 to 5:00 pm (September through May) excluding commercial groups. Please be prepared to present proof of residency.

Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge- Free to Massachusetts residents every Sunday morning (year-round) from am to noon and on Wednesdays from to pm (September through May)

The Blaschka glass flowers @ Harvard. Real enought to pass for the real thing. - from Cabinet Magazine

Leopold & Rudolf Blaschka, glass flowers, Harvard Museum of Natural History ©President & Fellows Harvard College Hillel Burger.

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