System requirements for Windows: Quicktime 2.01; MPC Level 2 PC with 486SX 25MHz processor or compatible; 4MB RAM (8MB recommended); MS-DOS 5.0 or greater; Windows 3.1 or greater; 80MB hard disk; Sound Blaster compatible sound card; VGA+ graphics adapter (minimum 256 colours); Microsoft compatible mouse; double-speed CD-ROM drive.
System requirements for Macintosh: Quicktime 2.01; 4MB RAM; System 7.01 or later; colour display with 256 colours; CD-ROM drive.
Comprehensive history of glass from the ancient world to the present day explored in detail. Includes short stories which set the scene, glossary of glassmaking terms, illustrations of famous masterpieces, biographies of glass makers, video demonstrations showing craftsmen making, blowing, moulding, enamelling, cutting and engraving glass. Types of glass are organised into drinking, cosmetics and jewellery, lighting, furniture and decoration, art in glass, commemorative glass, food and tableware, and curiosities.
Reviewed by David C. Watts in The Glass Club Bulletin, no. 180, Spring/Summer 1997, pp. 18-20.
CD-Rom compiled by: The Victoria and Albert Museum, London; The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY; Art of Memory
Title from disc label.
"Produced by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and the Corning Museum of Glass in New York"--Container.