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Master Kaleidoscope Artists: Glen & Ben Straub

Glenn & Ben Straub: The Straubs are a father-and-son team, Glenn being the father. Their superior optics, woodworking, and spectacular object chambers have earned them the title of Master Kaleidoscope Artists. I have long considered many of their scopes to give the best image for your dollar. These days Ben does the optics. Every modern kaleidoscope collection should include at least a sculptural form or one from their theater series. My photos on the two-mirror scopes only capture the central portion of the mandala.

Glenn and Ben Straub: Page 1

Solace: This one is #10 of 12 and is dated 1997.






Magnus II: A small scope with two mirror systems (A two- and a three-mirror system).





Sculptural Form: This one is #46 from an edition of 60 and is dated 1991. This was my first Straub kaleidoscope and it remains one of my favorites.






To enter the next room of the Glenn and Ben Straub Gallery, click here.

Museum Directory: To Go to any floor click on the floor desired.

First Floor: Modern Kaleidoscope Gallery Awaiting further funding
Second Floor: Toy Kaleidoscope Gallery Awaiting funding
Third Floor: Antique Kaleidoscope Gallery Awaiting funding
Fourth Floor: Kaleidoscope Related Artwork Awaiting funding
Fifth Floor: Reference Materials and Administrative Offices Awaiting funding
Sixth Floor: Kaleidoscope Hall of Fame Awaiting funding
Museum Exit
Awaiting funding

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