A glass model of a colonial jellyfish that can reach 50 feet in length, created by Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka in Dresden in the Now one of 570 pieces in the Blaschka collection at Cornell. (Photo by Kent Loeffler, New York Times.
Leopold & Rudolf Blaschka During the late century, Leopola Blaschka and his son Rudolf produced beautifully detailed glass models of then common sea creatures for natural history museums and aquaria all over the world.
Come visit one of the Harvard's most famous treasures, the acclaimed Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, the “Glass Flowers." This unique collection of over models, created by glass artisans Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka.
Natural History Museum's Treasures exhibition – in pictures