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Tua o hyd. Read all about this remarkable museum collection on Rhagor, the collections based website from Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales.

1) Before the aqualung, before underwater photography - there were the Blaschkas, father and son glassworkers who produced some of the most extraordinary glass objects that have ever been made. Their work has been described as "an artistic marvel in the field of science and a scientific marvel in the field of art."In 19th c. Europe & America, an explosion of interest in science & education directly affected Leopold & Rudolf Blaschka.

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.

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Guido Mocafico’s "Blaschka"

Italian still life photographer, Guido Mocafico’s fascination with Leopold and his son Rudolf Blaschka’s glass models of marine invertebrates and plan.

brain-smudge: Leopold Blaschka (1822–1895) and his son Rudolf Blaschka (1857–1939) were German glass artists, known for the production of b...

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.

Blaschka’s Glass Models Photographed by Guido Mocafico | The Dancing Rest http://thedancingrest.com/2014/10/13/blaschkas-glass-models-photographed-by-guido-mocafico/

Blaschka’s Glass Models Photographed by Guido Mocafico

Leopold & Rudolf Blaschka, Physophora magnifica

Late in the century, the noted glassmaker Leopold Blaschka, and his son Rudolf , made thousands of intricate, beautiful glass models .

Glass Flowers by Leopold Blaschka. Cross section. Harvard Museum of Natural History

Rudolph & Leopold Blaschka, glass artists from near Dresden, Germany who worked from 1886 to 1936 to create more than models of 847 species of flowering and fruiting plants.

Glass Flowers: The Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants | Harvard Museum of Natural History

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.

Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka, 1866, glass octopus

Natural History Museum's Treasures exhibition – in pictures

Blaschka glass models: Each of the 187 Blaschka models in the Museum¿s collection will be on display in the gallery at some point

Blaschka’s Glass Models Photographed by Guido Mocafico | The Dancing Rest

Italian still life photographer, Guido Mocafico’s fascination with Leopold and his son Rudolf Blaschka’s glass models of marine invertebrates and plan.

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