The glass flowers of Harvard University

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Harvard University may be known for it's academic prestige, however, we find one of the most impressive things about the school is their large collection of hyper realistic glass flowers. Created by German father and son, Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka, these amazing glass flowers were brought forth in 1886 by George Lincoln Goodale, the first director of Harvard's Botanical Museum, in order to help students study different plants. Looking at these meticulously crafted masterpieces, it's easy to forget that they're hand made with artistry and finesse, honoring both flowers and glass itself!

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