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.
Sea creatures of the deep - the Blaschka Glass models During the late century, Leopola Blaschka and his son Rudolf produced beautifully detailed glass models of bizarre sea creatures for natural history museums and aquaria all over the world.
Natural History Museum's Treasures exhibition – in pictures
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.
Malus pumila P. Mill, Emperor Alexander Apple (affected by apple scab disease), Model 812 Rudolf Blaschka. The Harvard University Herbaria - Harvard Museum of Natural History. Photo by Corning Museum of Glass.