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Educational Glass

Written by Sally LaGrand
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Rudolf Blaschka, Iris versicolor (Model 609), 1896.

by Sara Sally LaGrand

Photography by Natalja Kent and Jennifer Berglund, Courtesy of the Harvard Museum of Natural History

The Glass Flowers Collection at the Harvard Museum of Natural History celebrates the stunning work of father and son glassworking team Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka. The 135-year-old Ware Collection contains 4,300-plus unbelievably realistic flameworked glass art models of plant specimens created as a study aid for botanical studies.

This article was originally published on page 36 of the January/February 2020 issue of Glass Art.
 

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