Rakow exhibition lecture [videorecording] : a glimpse behind the mirror / by Aprille Nace ; The Corning Museum of Glass.

Title: 
Rakow exhibition lecture [videorecording] : a glimpse behind the mirror / by Aprille Nace ; The Corning Museum of Glass.
Author/Artist: 
Corning Museum of Glass. Seminar on Glass (50th : 2011 : Corning, N.Y.)
Publisher: 
Corning, N.Y. : Corning Museum of Glass, 2011.
Description: 
1 videodisc (44 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Authors: 
Nace, Aprille.
Bib ID: 
128448
Variant Title: 
Shelving title: Corning Museum of Glass, Seminar on Glass, 2011, Disc 6
Also known as: 50th annual Seminar on Glass
Seminar theme: Art, elegance, and integrity: Mt. Washington, Pairpoint, and their contemporaries
Notes: 
DVD.
"Learn the behind-the-scenes stories of the production of the 200-inch disk for the Hale Telescope. The disk, made by Corning Glass Works, was a landmark achievement in telescope technology. The current Library exhibition tells the story of this innovation, the role of Corning Glass Works in its manufacture, and the disk's place in the history of scientific discovery through the use of photographs, letters, and memorabilia"--Seminar brochure.
Videotaped in the auditorium at The Corning Museum of Glass, in Corning, NY, October 20, 2011.
Presenter: Aprille Nace, associate librarian, The Rakow Library, The Corning Museum of Glass.
Title from opening slide of lecture.
One of a series of lectures, presented at the 50th annual Seminar on Glass, at The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY.
Introduction by Florian Knothe.
Lecture The Rakow Library's current exhibition, "Mirror to discovery: the 200-inch disk and the Hale reflecting telescope at Palomar", January 10-October 30, 2011.
Event Notes: 
Videotaped in the auditorium at The Corning Museum of Glass, in Corning, NY, October 20, 2011.