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Image: [Untitled: no. 397, no. 398, no. 399, no. 400, no. 401], Leopold & Rudolf Blaschka, [n.d.]. CMGL 95562.

Hello! Thank you for your question. We love to talk about the Blaschka materials in our collection!

Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka Collection

Our Blaschka archive consists of drawings, business papers, and personal papers including notebooks, photos, letters, travel books and pictorial works. See the finding aid for more information.

Digital Blaschka

  • Hundreds of digitized drawings are available online. We encourage you to browse our digital images of these stunning Blaschka drawings.

You can view the whole digital archive, or limit to design drawings, botanical drawings, or marine invertebrate drawings.

  • View objects created by the Blaschkas in the Museum's collection.

Additional Online Resources

Selected Museum Blog Posts:

Selected Museum Articles:

Descriptions of Past Exhibitions:

Additional Library Resources

You can find additional books and articles about the Blaschkas by searching the Rakow Library catalog.

Other Blaschka Archives

You may also wish to contact Harvard University, which holds The Archives of Rudolph and Leopold Blaschka
and the Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants
 (finding aid).

You can learn about the Ware Collection of Blaschka glass flowers at Glass Flowers: The Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants​ and about the collection of marine invertebrate models at Blaschka Glass Invertebrates.

Please don't hesitate to contact us with your glass-related questions in the future!







Comments (2)

  1. FYI one of the YouTube videos on this FAQ is broken - you have a wonderful site - keep up the good work!
    by Dave on Sep 22, 2021
  2. We fixed the link to the video! Thank you for letting us know and for the compliment on our site! We hope you continue to enjoy Museum and Library resources and that you can visit us in person some day!
    by Rakow Library Team on Sep 23, 2021

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