Centaurea cyanus [art original].

Title: 
Centaurea cyanus [art original].
Author/Artist: 
Blaschka, Rudolf, 1857-1939
Publisher: 
1890-1913.
Description: 
2 art originals : pencil, ink, and colored pencil on paper ; 21 x 17 cm. (folded)
Format of Material: 
Prints & Drawings
Bib ID: 
133540
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Location: 
Secured Stacks - Archives (Non-Active)
Call Number: 
Blaschka archive, box 43
Location: 
Digital Image of Drawing
Call Number: 
No call number available
Notes: 
This item is in the "Blaschka archive".
Drawings folded along vertical edge with first drawing on p. [1] and second drawing on p. [3]. Drawing on p. [1] is of seven views of flowering plant, mostly of exterior, with detailing in purple and blue; included is one view of entire flower Drawing on p. [3] is of six views of interior parts of plant and is detailed in purple and pink.
This flowering plant, commonly known as the Cornflower, Bachelors button, Bluebottle, Boutonniere flower, Hurtsickle, and Cyani flower, is native to Europe.
This drawing is part of a series of botanical drawings created by the Blaschkas to reference in constructing glass models for the Botanical Museum of Harvard University.
Digitized by Harvard Museum of Natural History 2006.
Some staining and burn marks.
Series: 
Blaschka design drawings. Botanicals