Plan and dimensions of a window glass furnace
Schematics and instructions for building a window glass furnace handwritten in a lined notebook with dark blue covers.
Includes formulas for glass in various colors, clay and holloware; transcriptions of letters to and from J.L. Beckley (1873); and transciption of selected text from "Vollständiges Handbuch der Glasfabrikation" by H. Leng (CMGL TP857 .L56 *).
J.N. Bodine was established as Stratton, Buck & Co. in 1837. It operated under the name of Joel Bodine & Sons from 1848-55. It went under subsequent partnerships until being formed as Potter & Bodine. Potter & Bodine were then sold to Francis (Frank) Bodine and J. Nixon Bodine. In March 1870, the Bodines incorporated the company as the Cohansey Glass Manufacturing Company, manufacturers of glass and paints.
The firm exhibited at the 1876 Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition showcasing window glass, glass shades, fruit jars, bottles, vials, and demijohns.
In English and German.
Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2012.