Rosa canina (Dog's Rose), No. 34


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

Date Made: ca 1900

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Germany

Subject: OphthalmologyEducationEducation


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Credit Line: University of Minnesota, School of Pharmacy

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.290006.55Catalog Number: 290006.55Accession Number: 290006Model Number: 34

Object Name: Botanical Modelmodel, botanical, rosa

Physical Description: papier mache (overall material)wood (overall material)paper (overall material)hair (overall material)plaster (overall material)Measurements: overall: 17 5/8 in x 15 in x 13 1/2 in; 44.7675 cm x 38.1 cm x 34.29 cmbase: 15.4 cm; 6 1/16 inoverall: 17 5/8 in x 12 in x 12 in; 44.7675 cm x 30.48 cm x 30.48 cm


Record Id: nmah_725720

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