More ideas from Johanna
19th century German glassblowers created some of the world's most delicate scientific models.

century German glassblowers created some of the world's most delicate scientific models.

OUT OF THE TEEMING SEA: THE CORNELL COLLECTION OF BLASCHKA INVERTEBRATE MODELS

Cornell University is one of a handful of academic institutions in the United States with a collection of glass invertebrates created by renowned century glass artists Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka.

Glass model of Sagartia bellis var. tyriensis, by Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka (Germany, 1822-1895 and 1857-1939).

Blaschka glass model of Sagartia bellis var. The father and son partnership of Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka also made numerous marine invertebrate glass models.

Victorian era father & son duo Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka created these amazing glass model specimens in their Dresden workshop. They also supplied the Harvard Museum of Natural History with several thousand glass flowers.

Victorian era father & son duo Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka created these amazing glass model specimens in their Dresden workshop. They also supplied the Harvard Museum of Natural History with several thousand glass flowers.

Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka, Glass model of an anemone, late 19th century (source).

artwork: Glass model by Rudolph and Leopold Blaschka created near Dresden, Germany in the late century Photo: Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology

SAVE TO MY COLLECTION  OBJECT NAME  Ulactis muscosa (1885); Oulactis muscosa (2016) TITLE  Blaschka Nr. 116  | Corning Museum of Glass

Leopold & Rudolf Blaschka: Marine Invertebrates in glass

Glass Jellyfish by Leopold & Rudolph Blaschka | j_naturalia /  Flickr

During the late century, the Dresden studio of LEOPOLD BLASCHKA and his son RUDOLF produced beautifully detailed glass models of exotic plants and bizarre sea creatures for natural history museums and aquaria all over the world.

Blaschka glass model of Hormathia margarita. his model was made by the German glass model makers Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka. The Australian Museum ordered the models in 1879 to complement its marine invertebrate collection. The models were displayed alongside spirit specimens until 1941 and are now held in the Museum's Archives.

Blaschka glass model of 'Hormathia margarita'

The Delicate Glass Sea Creatures of Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka | Atlas Obscura

The Delicate Glass Sea Creatures of Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka - Atlas Obscura

LEOPOLD & RUDOLF BLASCHKA

LEOPOLD & RUDOLF BLASCHKA