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New in Glass Flowers: The Blaschkas at the Microscope: Lessons in Botany

New in Glass Flowers: The Blaschkas at the Microscope: Lessons in Botany

By Harvard Museum of Natural History, Harvard Museums of Science & Culture

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 9am to 5pm

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New in Glass Flowers: The Blaschkas at the Microscope: Lessons in Botany

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Wednesday, July 17, 2024 9am to 5pm

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Step back in time to the late 19th century and marvel at the exquisite craftsmanship of Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka, renowned creators of the mesmerizing Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants. Delve into their captivating educational models that meticulously illustrate the life cycles of non-flowering, spore-forming plants and fungi. After nearly a quarter century, these remarkable state-of-the-art teaching models make a triumphant return to the spotlight in the new exhibit, The Blaschkas at the Microscope: Lessons in Botany, within the Glass Flowers Gallery of the Harvard Museum of Natural History. Behold the timeless beauty and intricate detail of these models, which continue to enchant and educate visitors just as they did over a century ago.

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