Small handwritten notebook, probably the earliest item in the Blaschka archives. Includes notes on Galvannismus, Versilberung (recipes for using gold and silver); drawings, perhaps of glass eyes and, on the same page, presumably a list of colors for glass eyes.
2nd half of the pages are blank.
Leopold was born in a small town called Böhmisch (today called Cesky Dub), near Reichenberg.
This item is in the Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka collection.
Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka collection
Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013.
Displayed in the exhibition titled "The Blaschka sea creatures : inspiration and creation", held at the Rakow Research Library, May 18-November 9, 2007.
RR14767, item no. 62.