GlassFest oral history interview with Max Erlacher 2010 May [videorecording].

Title: 
GlassFest oral history interview with Max Erlacher 2010 May [videorecording].
Author/Artist: 
Erlacher, Roland, 1933- interviewee.
Published In: 
GlassFest oral history interview with Max Erlacher GlassFest Oral History Project.
Publisher: 
Corning, N.Y. : Corning Museum of Glass, 2010.
Description: 
1 videocassette (29 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
1 videodisc (29 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Authors: 
Savard, Tracy Interviewer.
Corning Museum of Glass. Rakow Library.
Corning's Gaffer District.
GlassFest (1st : 2010 : Corning, N.Y.)
Format of Material: 
Video
Bib ID: 
116832
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Location: 
Audio/Video Collection
Call Number: 
GlassFest oral history 2010: Max Erlacher
Holdings Note: 
DVD
Location: 
Streaming Video
Call Number: 
No call number available
Variant Title: 
Shelving title: GlassFest oral history 2010: Max Erlacher
Notes: 
One of a series of interviews with individuals offering their own personal accounts and relationship with glass.
Original oral history videos for Max Erlacher and Toni Patti were filmed on the same mini-DV cassette, each has been cataloged separately.
Interviewed by Tracy Savard during the first annual GlassFest in Corning, NY, May 27-30, 2010, organized in part by Corning's Gaffer District.
Erlacher reflects on some of the more interesting pieces he engraved such as the wedding gift for Prince Charles and Lady Diana, his favorite piece, "Romans of the Rose", and his involvement in the Jefferson wine bottle scam.
Short clip of this video available as a streaming video file on CMOG YouTube Channel.
Original held by: The Rakow Library.
Mini DV.
DVD.
Roland "Max" Erlacher, is a master glass engraver and Fellow of The Corning Museum of Glass. He was born in Innsbruck, Austria, and as a young man attended a glass technical school to learn the craft of glass engraving. Upon the completion of training, he worked in Vienna where he became a master engraver in just 5 years. In 1957, Max Erlacher accepted a job with Steuben Glass in Corning, NY, as a master engraver. He worked in this capactity for 20 years and upon leaving, operated his own business on Market Street for 28 years. He returned to Steuben for an additional 3 years before Corning Incorporated sold the Steuben factory to a German firm where he continued for a short time. Max Erlacher is curently self-employed, working on private commissions.
Digitized by Sax Communications, August 2010, from master mini-DV.
Not commercially distributed.
Event Notes: 
Interviewed by Tracy Savard during the first annual GlassFest in Corning, NY, May 27-30, 2010, organized in part by Corning's Gaffer District.
Contents: 
GlassFest oral history 2010: Max Erlacher --
GlassFest oral history 2010: Toni Patti.