Musa paradisiaca [art original] = Musa paradisi.

Musa paradisiaca [art original] = Musa paradisi.

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Blaschka, Rudolf, 1857-1939
2 art originals : pencil and colored pencil on paper ; 30 x 21 cm.
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Prints & Drawings
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Range 6, Bay 6, Shelf 4, Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka collection, Box 42
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Musa paradisi
No. 10
This item is in the Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka collection.
Two drawings. One drawing labeled "No. 10. Musa paradisiaca" is of dark violet-colored flower with yellow stamen and thick, green stem; additional sketches surround larger drawing. Another drawing labeled "No. 10. Musa paradisi" is of inner parts of flower; lower right corner has been cut away.
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.
Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka collection
Digitized by Harvard Museum of Natural History 2006.
Blaschka design drawings. Botanicals