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Name Blaschka, Rudolph

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2013.120.34 - Postcard

Postcard of Model 796 from the Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, Botanical Museum, Harvard University. Caption on verso: "Fragaria Vesca L. var., Semperflorens Duch., X F. Virginiana Hybrida. This cultivated hybrid, known as Monthly Strawberry, was modeled by R. Blaschka in 1929 and shows some of his finest techniques in reproducing plant texture in glass."

Image of 2013.120.35 - Postcard

2013.120.35 - Postcard

Postcard of Model 785 from the Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, Botanical Museum, Harvard University. Caption on verso: "Aspergillus Herbariorum (Wigg.) Fischer. Mould, magnified in the model 250 times, on the surface of the pear fruit. This model, made by R. Blaschka in 1929, forms part of a series showing fungal diseases of fruits."

Image of 2013.120.36 - Postcard

2013.120.36 - Postcard

Postcard of Model 673 from the Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, Botanical Museum, Harvard University. Caption on verso: "Kalmia Latifolia Linn. Known as Mountain Laurel, Calico Bush and Spoon Wood, this beautiful shrub is native to eastern North America. Specimen for model was obtained at the Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, in 1895."

Image of 2013.120.37 - Postcard

2013.120.37 - Postcard

Postcard of Model 529 from the Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, Botanical Museum, Harvard University. Caption on verso: "Echinocereus Engelmanii (Parry) Rumpler. An abundant cactus in the American southwest and adjacent parts of northern Mexico. In fashioning this model, in 1895, the artists Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka used extreme accuracy in such details as the numerous stamens."

Image of 2013.120.38 - Postcard

2013.120.38 - Postcard

Postcard of Model 743 from the Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, Botanical Museum, Harvard University. Caption on verso: "Lopezia Coronata Andr. This beautiful tropical plant, native to Central America, is pollinated by a Hover Fly. Model made in 1913 by R. Blaschka from cultivated material."

Image of 2013.120.39 - Postcard

2013.120.39 - Postcard

Postcard of Model 360 from the Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, Botanical Museum, Harvard University. Caption on verso: "Aster Novae-Angliae Linn. Known as the New England Aster, this species grows from Quebec to South Carolina and West to Colorado. One of the best of the early models (1893) of Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka who began making flowers in 1887." Postmarked 1959.

Image of 2013.120.40 - Postcard

2013.120.40 - Postcard

Postcard of Model 730 from the Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, Botanical Museum, Harvard University. Caption on verso: "Nymphaea Odorata Soland. This Water Lily, native of North America, has a highly fragrant flower, the reason for its technical name. The root was used as a food by the American Indians. Model made in 1906 by R. Blaschka from a cultivated specimen."

Image of 2013.120.41 - Postcard

2013.120.41 - Postcard

Postcard of Model 847 from the Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, Botanical Museum, Harvard University. Caption on verso: "Prunus Armeniaca Linn. A flowering branch of the common apricot modeled in glass by Rudolph Blaschka in 1936. This model illustrates both coarse and fine structures: the woody branch and the delicate flower parts."

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2013.120.42 - Postcard

Postcard of a model from the Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, Botanical Museum, Harvard University. Caption on verso: "This bouquet, modeled by Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka, was presented to Mrs. Elizabeth C. Ware and Miss Mary Lee Ware in 1888. It illustrates the artists' early mastery of glass as a medium for reproducing the form and color of plants."

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2013.120.43 - Postcard

Postcard of Model 749 from the Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, Botanical Museum, Harvard University. Caption on verso: "Odontoglossum Grande Lindley. Baby Orchid, a native of tropical America, is one of the larger and more spectacular members of this plant family. This model, finished by Rudolph Blaschka in 1913, illustrated the relationship between insects and orchids in pollination."

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2013.120.44 - Postcard

Postcard of Model 475 from the Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, Botanical Museum, Harvard University. Caption on verso: "Caltha Palustris Linn. Marsh Marigold or Cowslip, a species which grows in swamps and meadows from Newfoundland to South Carolina and west to Minnesota and Iowa. Modeled in glass in 1899 by Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka."

Image of 2013.120.45 - Postcard

2013.120.45 - Postcard

Postcard of Model 678 from the Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, Botanical Museum, Harvard University. Caption on verso: "Rudbeckia Hirta Linn. Black-eyed Susan is a common wild flower from Quebec and Ontario southward and westward to Florida, Colorado and Texas. In fashioning this model, in 1923, the artist, Rudolph Blaschka, has not neglected to show the stiff hairs on the leaves." Postmarked Aug. 1960.

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2013.120.46 - Postcard

Postcard of Model 315 from the Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, Botanical Museum, Harvard University. Caption on verso: "Aquilegia Canadianism Linn. The Wild Columbine is native to America where it grows from Nova Scotia to Florida and west to Manitowoc and New Mexico. Modeled in glass in 1893 by Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka."

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2013.120.465a - Card, Collecting

Model 615 from the Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, Botanical Museum, Harvard University. Caption on verso: "Camellia Sinensis Linn. This is the Tea Plant. A native of southern Asia, it is extensively cultivated, especially in China, for its leaves which are rich in caffeine. One of the best of the early models (1896) of R. Blaschka. This photograph illustrates the entire model, including enlarged parts of the plant."

Image of 2013.120.465b - Postcard

2013.120.465b - Postcard

Model from the Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, Botanical Museum, Harvard University. Caption on verso: "This bouquet, modeled by Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka, was presented to Mrs. Elizabeth C. Ware and Miss Mary Lee Ware in 1888. It illustrates the artists' early mastery of glass as a medium for reproducing the form and color of plants."

Image of 2013.120.465c - Postcard

2013.120.465c - Postcard

Postcard of Model 785 from the Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, Botanical Museum, Harvard University. Caption on verso: "Aspergillus Herbariorum (Wigg.) Fischer. Mould, magnified in the model 250 times, on the surface of the pear fruit. This model, made by R. Blaschka in 1929, forms part of a series showing fungal diseases of fruits."

Image of 2013.120.465e - Postcard

2013.120.465e - Postcard

Model 775 from the Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, Botanical Museum, Harvard University. Caption on verso: "Passiflora Caerulea Linn. Common Passion-flower introduced into gardens and greenhouses from Brazil in 1699. This model, completed in 1923, is an excellent example of the delicacy of the glass work of Rudolph Blaschka."

Image of 2013.120.465f - Postcard

2013.120.465f - Postcard

Model 775 from the Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, Botanical Museum, Harvard University. Caption on verso: "Nymphaea Odorata Soland. This Water Lily, native of North America, has a highly fragrant flower, the reason for its technical name. The root was used as a food by the American Indians. Model made in 1906 by R. Blaschka from a cultivated specimen."

Image of 2013.120.465g - Postcard

2013.120.465g - Postcard

Model 529 from the Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, Botanical Museum, Harvard University. Caption on verso: "Echinocereus Engelmanii (Parry) Rumpler. An abundant cactus in the American southwest and adjacent parts of northern Mexico. In fashioning this model, in 1895, the artists Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka used extreme accuracy in such details as the numerous stamens."

Image of 2013.120.465h - Postcard

2013.120.465h - Postcard

Model 760 from the Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, Botanical Museum, Harvard University. Caption on verso: "Berberis Aquifolium Pursh. This model of the Holly-leaved Barberry, being pollinated by a small bee (Helictrus), was made by R. Blaschka in 1913. The plant is a native of the far west of the United States."