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Inspired by Plants: The Glass Flowers as a Window into Botanical Education

The Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants on permanent exhibition at the Harvard Museum of Natural History, Harvard University Herbaria. Photo by Jennifer Berglund

By Donald H. Pfister and Jennifer Brown, Harvard University Herbaria Unless otherwise noted, all images courtesy of the Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, Harvard University Herbaria / Harvard Museum of Natural History. Photos by Natalja Kent © President and Fellows of Harvard College   When we look at the Ware Collection of […]

Glass Flowers of Harvard to Bloom at Corning Museum of Glass

Glass Flowers of Harvard to Bloom at Corning Museum of Glass – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – May 2007 Scientific marvels; drop-dead beautiful works of art; a genus onto themselves: these are just a few of the explanations given to describe the allure of a legendary, century-old bevy of exquisite glass blossoms. From May […]

The Fragile Beauty of Harvard’s Glass Flowers

The Fragile Beauty of Harvard’s Glass Flowers – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – February 2004 Text Excerpted from [amazon_link id=”0963440500″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]The Glass Flowers at Harvard[/amazon_link], by Richard Evans Schultes and William A. Davis. Photographs by Hillel Burger. Text and photographs used with kind permission of the Harvard Museum of Natural History. Copyright […]