Realism of the Blaschka Glass Models

October 22, 2019
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"Tucked inside a museum on the Harvard University campus is a gallery teeming with plants so lifelike in appearance you’d be forgiven for swearing they’re real."

We often overhear visitors to the Glass Flowers exhibit at the Harvard Museum of Natural History comment, in awe, about how unbelievably real the models appear. This recent AP article by Tracee M. Herbaugh captures how the exhibit continues to dazzle visitors over 125 years after they first went on display:

Plan a visit to the HMNH to see the models for yourself!