Title from opening slide.
Introduction by Mary Cheek Mills.
One of a series of lectures, presented at the 50th annual Seminar on Glass, at The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY.
Presenter: Jane Shadel Spillman, curator of Early American Glass, The Corning Musem of Glass.
Videotaped in the auditorium, The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, October 21, 2011.
"Corning earned the title "The Crystal City" in the 1890s as the number of cutting firms grew and Corning Glass Works supplied them with blanks. This talk will cover the cut glass made in Corning by John Hoare, Thomas Hawkes, and H.P. Sinclaire, as well as their competitors and successors"--