Glass Flowers: The Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants
Harvard Museum of Natural History
26 Oxford St.
Sun., Aug. 12, 2018
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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