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.To visit Blair Museum of Lithophanes on your holiday in Toledo, and find out what else Toledo has to offer, use our Toledo.
Blair Museum of Lithophanes reviews
Extremely interesting for someone who likes the arts, history and antiquities. An extensive collection of lithophanes. more »
I’d never heard of or seen lithophanes before so I walked in with no expectations at all. The docent explained what the exhibit was and how they were made very clearly and then we were free to walk... more »
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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