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Blair Museum of Lithophanes, Toledo

4.8
#6 of 7 in Museums in Toledo
Lithophanes are three-dimensional translucent porcelain plaques which when backlit reveal detailed magical images. First created in Europe in the 1820s, the largest collection of this 19th century art form in the world is now on view at the Blair Museum of Lithophanes.
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  • If you are like me, you've never heard of Lithophanes but I learned a great deal with this stop. Lithophanes are three-dimensional translucent porcelain plaques, which when backlit reveal detailed ima...  more »
  • Just happened upon this gem. It’s small but so beautiful! The docent was very knowledgeable. I truly could have spent more time here, but we were under a time constraint.  more »
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  • Quite a remarkable little museum dedicated to a lost art.
  • This is a small museum, but we'll organized and the staff seemed very knowledgeable. It was very interesting. I purchased several night lights as Christmas gifts.

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