All About Glass

All About Glass

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Gas fixtures.
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Iden & Co., New York, NY, USA. 120210 New York: Iden & Co., [1877] pl. 122-193: ill. (some col.); 27 x 34 cm. Iden & Co. Cover title. Trade catalog. Catalog pages and price lists were issued at different times as is evident by price lists added at end: "Price list, September 1st,

Album no. 18: electric fixtures.
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Gibson Gas Fixture Works, Inc., Philadelphia, PA, USA. 120208 Album no. 18: combination fixtures [S.l.]: William E. Yost, c1901. p. 601-762, [1] p.: ill. plates; 36 cm. Gibson Gas Fixture Works, Inc. Trade catalog. "Index on p. 768"--Title page. Catalog lacks pages at end. P. 768, the

Motifs historiques d'architecture et de sculpture d'ornement. Décorations intérieures empruntées a des édifices français, du commencement de la renaissance a la fin de Louis XVI (XVIe, XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles) / par César Daly.
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Daly, César, 1811-1893. 124138 Décorations intérieures empruntées a des édifices français, du commencement de la renaissance a la fin de Louis XVI (XVIe, XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles) Paris: C. Massin, [1912] 2 v.: plates (some folded); 46 cm. Nouv. éd. NA3549.A1 "Ensembles de salons,

Building trades' tariff.
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Cashmore & Co., Bristol, United Kingdom. 125236 Bristol: Cashmore & Co., 1904 (Briston, London: Mardons). 221 p.: ill. (some col.); 19 cm. Cashmore & Co., Bristol, United Kingdom. Trade catalog. Index at end. "Importers of foreign glass, looking glass manufacturers; brilliant cut

"Where to buy": drug, paint and oil trades' buyers' guide; [and] The New York index: containing a great deal of information useful to the old and intelligent New Yorker, and necessary to the stranger, visitor, traveler, student or seeker of business employment, intelligence and recreation, arranged in a simple, convenient and original manner, so as to be easily found relating to associations, institutions, places, societies, &c.
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Trades' Publishing Agency. 121310 New York index New York index and Where to buy drugs, paints, oils, etc. New York: Trades' Pub. Agency, [1884] 174 p.: ill.; 23 x 11 cm. Pocket ed. HF5068.N7 "Containing the cards, advertisements, names, addresses and specialties of the leading

Medieval stained glasses / Robert H. Brill.
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Brill, Robert H. 127906 Corning Museum of Glass Research Program on medieval stained glasses [1970] [62] p.: ill.; 28 cm. NK5308 Unpublished report prepared for a meeting at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1970. Includes bibliographical references. Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill,

Laboratory examinations and related studies of the mosaic glass vessels from Hasanlu, Al-Rimah, and Marlik / Robert H. Brill.
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Brill, Robert H. 128604 Corning, N.Y.: R.H. Brill, 1966. [30], 3 leaves; 28 cm. NK5107.3 "This report is not intended for general circulation, but only for the use of the persons to whom it is being sent, and their close colleagues. Please do not quote these results in publications before

Martin Frobenius Ledermüllers, Hochfürstlich- Brandenburg-Culmbachischen Justitz-Raths... Nachleese seiner Mikroskopischen Gemüths- und Augen-Ergötzung, I. Sammlung / bestehend in zehen fein illuminirten Kupfertafeln, sammt deren Erklärung: und einer getreuen Anweisung, wie man alle Arten Mikroskope, geschickt, leicht und nüzlich gebrauchen solle. Verlegt und in Kupfer gebracht, von Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt...
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Ledermüller, Martin Frobenius, 1719-1769. Winterschmidt, Adam Wolfgang, 1733-1796. Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidts, Beobachtung einer Stuben-Müke mit sehr viel kleinen Insekten. 130836 Nachleese seiner Mikroskopischen Gemüths- und Augen-Ergötzung, I. Sammlung Mikroskopischen Gemüths- und Augen

[Decorated beer steins, most with tin fittings].
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Wilhelm Steigerwald (Firm), Regenhütte, Germany. 132343 Regenhütte: Wilhelm Steigerwald, [ca. 1890] 21 double p. (i.e., 40 p.): ill.; 27 cm. Steigerwald, Wilhelm, (Firm) Trade catalog. 21 numbered pages with facing price page of same number. Ware numbers 501-784. The company's name which was

Egg project for GlassLab [electronic resource].
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Miller, Abbott. Rochelle, Chris. 132914 Egg project for Glass Lab 2012. 1 computer file. Document features images of interim states of cooking eggs with instructions for translating images into glass objects. Abbott Miller collaborated with gaffer Chris Rochelle July 28-29, 2012 during his time at

Lustres plafonnier.
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Cristalleries du Val-Saint-Lambert, Seraing, Belgium. 133359 [Seraing]: Cristalleries du Val-Saint-Lambert, [1898-1900] 24 figs. on [9] leaves: ill.; 18-27 x 21-24 cm. Val-Saint-Lambert, Cristalleries du Trade catalog. Unique collection of blueprint plates. Figures 1-7, 11-20 are pasted on Val

Design 1 [electronic resource]: beer bottle legos: beer bottle wall.
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Dubitsky, Tim Rochelle, Chris. Jack, Dane. 133516 Bottoms-upcycleables Beer bottle legos Beer bottle wall 2012. 1 computer file. Design for beer bottle legos, the "ultimate hybrid of everyone's favorite childhood and adult passtimes [sic]", and beer bottle wall made from stacking

Some thoughts on the origin of the chinese word "boli".
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Brill, Robert H. Silk Road Art and Archaeology v. 2, (1991-92), pp. 129-136. 127924 Kamakura-shi, Japan: The Institute of Silk Road Studies, 1992. pp. 129-136: ill.; 28 cm. Robert H. Brill articles Offprint from Silk Road Art and Archaeology. Also available online in the Science Research database,

Egyptian blue, Chinese blue & purple, and some of their chemical analogues.
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Brill, Robert H. Glass Science in Art and Conservation, September 19-20, 2005, pp. 213-230. 128012 Caparica, Portugal: New University of Lisbon, Campus Caparica; 2005. pp. 83-87: ill.; 28 cm. Robert H. Brill articles Offprint from Glass Science in Art and Conservation. Also available online in the

Scientific investigations of glass excavated at the Abbey of Saint-Jean-des-Vignes: toward a chronology of the glazing programs.
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Brill, Robert H. Pongracz, Patricia C. XIX International Congress on Glass [electronic resource] v. 2 (July 1-6, 2001), p. 3. 128009 Edinburgh, Scotland: International Congress on Glass, 2001. p. 3; 28 cm. Offprint from Proceedings of the International Congress on Glass, extended abstracts. Also

Some informal remarks on our museum's experience with the Bruker Tracer III-V XRF analyzer / Robert H. Brill.
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Brill, Robert H. 128025 [Corning, N.Y.: the author, 2010] 2 leaves; 28 cm. QD139.G5 Opening remarks read at the Denver X-Ray Conference, July 26, 2010. Reference list D: Other, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, D-18 Also available online in the Science Research database, full

Chemical analyses of various glasses excavated in Greece.
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Brill, Robert H. Offprint from Hyalos Vitrum Glass: First International Conference: History, Technology and Conservation of Glass and Vitreous Materials in the Hellenic World, Rhodes 2001, pp. 11-19. 127969 Athens: Glasnet Publications; 2002. pp. 11-19: ill.; 28 cm. Robert H. Brill articles

[Sketchbook and envelope] [art original].
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Gallé, Emile, 1846-1904. Atelier Emile Gallé. 128617 1880-1904. 1 v. ([40] p.): pencil and ink on paper; 35 x 52 cm. Gallé drawings and documents Box 2 Two classification systems used to label individual pages: A-I followed by 1-29. Envelopes bear seals with initials "E.G." This item

Glass / by Augustus W. Franks.
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Franks, Augustus Wollaston, 1826-1897. South Kensington Museum. Catalogue of the special exhibition of works of art of the mediæval, renaissance, and more recent periods on loan at the South Kensington Museum, June 1862, pp. 376-394. 128618 Section 20. Glass London: Printed by George E. Eyre and

[Design concepts for bowl with slot] [electronic resource].
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Owen, Josh, 1970- Rochelle, Chris. 131547 2012. 1 computer file. Three images used to make prototype of bowl with slot for cell phone charger. Owen collaborated with gaffer Chris Rochelle May 29-30, 2012 during his time at GlassLab at The Corning Museum of Glass. The glass object that resulted from

[Design concepts for abstract flower vase] [electronic resource].
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Owen, Josh, 1970- Rochelle, Chris. 131550 2012. 1 computer file. Three images used to prototype abstract flower vase seemingly made from two drinking glasses intersecting at center to form cross-like vase. Owen collaborated with gaffer Chris Rochelle May 29-30, 2012 during his time at GlassLab at

[Five experimental domestic vessels for use in prototyping design concepts] [electronic resource].
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Owen, Josh, 1970- Rochelle, Chris. 131535 2012. 1 computer file. Image of five glass objects used to prototype design concepts; objects include toothbrush holder cup, bowl with slot for cell phone charger, toilet paper jar, candlestick and match holder, and abstract flower vase. The toothbrush

[Design concepts for toilet paper jar] [electronic resource].
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Owen, Josh, 1970- Rochelle, Chris. 131537 2012. 1 computer file. Five images used to make prototype of toilet paper jar at GlassLab. Owen collaborated with gaffer Chris Rochelle May 29-30, 2012 during his time at GlassLab at The Corning Museum of Glass. The glass object that resulted from this

Proposed blown glass shapes [electronic resource].
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Weeks, David. 133226 Proposed blown glass shapes with wireforms Wireforms 2012. 1 computer file. Design drawing includes seven pages of proposals for blown glass shape variations based on seven different wireform shapes and their differing uses with glass. Also included are six pages of images of

Algebre.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133960 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] ii plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Algebre Plate descriptions on p. 2. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I. Algebre et arithmétique [11, AB s.]-- II. Algebre et

Lunettier, contenant quatre planches.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133949 Lunetier [Livourne, Italy?: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] [1] p., iv plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #423, Lunetier Accompanied by plate descriptions. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #423, which may have been published

The excavation of the Kenchreai panels and their conservation treatments.
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Brill, Robert H. Weintraub, S. Swain, K. Amylon. Hyalos vitrum glass: first international conference: history, technology and conservation of glass and vitreous materials in the Hellenic world, 2001, pp. 209-213. 128008 Athens: Glasnet Publications, 2002. pp. 209-213: 28 cm. Robert H. Brill

[Certificate of appointment of Inspector of pot and pearl ashes Ebenezer Jenkins].
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131692 1818. 1 certificate: ink and pencil on paper; 26 x 41 cm. Unit 32, Drawer 6 Certificate, dated June 23, 1818, authorizes appointment of Ebenezer Jenkins to the appointment of Inspector of Pot and Pearl Ashes in the county of Columbia in the State of New York. Certificate witnessed and signed

Astronomie.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133969 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] xxvi plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Astronomie Plate descriptions on p. 9-13. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. Includes astronomical instruments (telescopes, etc.). In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I.

Chemical Analyses of Some Ancient Glasses from Korea
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Lee, In-Sook Brill, Robert H. Fenn, Philip M. Annales du 12e Congrès de l'Association Internationale pour l'Histoire du Verre Amsterdam: A.I.H.V., 1993, pp. 163-175 AI34305 Additional info: Vienna, Aug. 26-31, 1991 Also available online in the Science Research database, full text.

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