Avena sativa


Robert Brendel began in business in Breslau in 1866, making lovely and accurate models of enlarged flowers, and winning medals at major exhibitions: Moscow (1872), Cologne (1890), and Chicago (1893). Following Brendel’s death in 1898, his son Reinhold moved the firm to a suburb of Berlin and won several more exhibition medals.

Ref: Graziana Fiorini, Luana Maekawa, and Peter Stiberc, “Save the Plants: Conservation of Brendel Anatomical Botany Models,” The Book and Paper Group Annual 27 (2008): 35-45

Maker: Brendel

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Education


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Credit Line: University of Minnesota, School of Pharmacy

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.290006.51Model Number: 15Catalog Number: 290006.51Accession Number: 290006

Object Name: Botanical Model

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-2a91-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1329145

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