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Glass Flowers: The Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants

Harvard Museum of Natural History
26 Oxford St.
Cambridge
Sun., Aug. 12, 2018

Glass Flowers: The Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants

One of the Harvard’s most famous treasures is the internationally acclaimed Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, the “Glass Flowers.” This unique collection of over 4,000 models, representing more than 830 plant species, was  created by glass artisans Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka, a father and son from Dresden, Germany.

Gazette Classification: Environmental Sciences, Exhibitions, Science
Organization/Sponsor: This exhibition is supported by a generous gift in memory of Melvin R. Seiden ’52, L.L.B. ’55 and a grant provided by the Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund, a program of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts administered through a collaborative arrangement between MassDevelopment and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
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Date: 
Sunday, August 12, 2018 (All day)