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The cold weather can't kill the Glass Flower Gallery at Harvard

Posted by Katie Beth Clark on Thu, Oct 11, 2012

365 things to do in boston glass flowers harvardDon't Sneeze - these glass flowers at Harvard Museum of Natural History are fragile! When I heard about these glass flowers at Harvard it was hard to imagine. Let me reassure you folks that this is no joke. Even in the cold of winter, a garden of flowers blooms in the ‘Glass Flowers’ gallery. 

"This unique collection of over 3,000 models was created by glass artisans Leopold Blaschka and his son, Rudolph. The commission began in 1886, continued for five decades, and the collection represents more than 830 plant species."

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