All About Glass

All About Glass

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Chemical Analyses of Some Glasses from Salona.
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Brill, Robert H. Excavations at Salona, Yugoslavia (1969-1972). Noyes Press: Park Ridge, N.J., 1975, pp. 176-180, ill. AI73277 Additional info: Christoph Clairmont Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. CitationDB 55CEDAC0-8B94-4436-A171-B6B8F84804D6.pdf Technology

The Use of Equilibrated Silica Gel for the Protection of Glass with Incipient Crizzling.
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Brill, Robert H. Journal of Glass Studies, no. 20, 1978, pp. 100-118, ill. AI61573 Digital version linked to "All About Glass" section on CMoG website. The Corning Museum of Glass Reference list B: Conservation, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, B-6 Also available

Kopia, India's First Glassmaking Site: Dating and Chemical Analysis.
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Kanungo, Alok K. Brill, Robert H. Journal of Glass Studies, v. 51 (2009), pp. 11-25, ill. 0075-4250 AI79233 The Corning Museum of Glass Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-123 Also available online in the Science Research database, full text.

Scientific Research.
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Brill, Robert H. The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1999, (1999), p. 23, ill. AI75473 Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-94 Author talks about his trip to India to document a traditional way of glassmaking. Also available online in

Reflections on a Visit to China.
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Brill, Robert H. The Corning Museum of Glass Newsletter, (Fall 1982), pp. [2-3], ill. AI75474 Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-47 Author talks about the origins and characteristics of Chinese glass. Also available online in the Science

Some Chemical Observations on the Cuneiform Glassmaking Texts.
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Brill, Robert H. Annales du 5e Congrès de l'Association Internationale pour l'Histoire du Verre, Liège: Edition du Secrétariat Général, 1972, pp. 329-335, ill. AI79229 Book Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-27 Also available

Scientific Studies of Stained Glass: A Progress Report.
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Brill, Robert H. Journal of Glass Studies, v. 12 (1970), pp. 185-192, ill. AI75475 Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-20 Scientific investigations of medieval stained glasses undertaken at The Corning Museum of Glass. Also available online

Stable Lead Isotope Studies of Central Taurus Ore Sources and Related Artifacts from Eastern Mediterranean Chalcolithic and Bronze Age Sites.
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Yener, K. Aslihan. Journal of Archaeological Science, v. 18, no. 5 (Sept. 1991), pp. 541-577, ill. 0305-4403 AI79226 Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. Digitized by Backstage Library Works in 2010. Text-searchable.pdf created from digital file. P. 541-577 Used with

Scientific Investigations of Early Stained Glasses.
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Brill, Robert H. IX Congrès International du Verre: Communications Artistiques et Historique (Versailles, 1971), 1972, pp. 307-316. AI73229 Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. CitationDB 4C2622AD-73ED-4DAE-9C87-46A03E79A0B8.pdf Technology

Analyses of Some Finds from the Gnalić Wreck.
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Brill, Robert H. Journal of Glass Studies, v. 15 (1973), pp. 93-97, ill. AI75477 Digital version linked to "All About Glass" section on CMoG website. Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-31 Also available online in the Science

Jury Statements.
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Ilse-Neuman, Ursula and others. New Glass Review, no. 25, 2004, pp. 50-59, ill. 0275-469X AI63124 Essays by Ursula Ilse-Neuman, Flora C. Mace & Joey Kirkpatrick, Tina Oldknow, and Michael Rogers. Ursula Ilse-Neuman mentions the following objects in Jury Statement: 122640 p. 50 Fezer, 33--

Jury Statements.
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Bruce, Jane and others. New Glass Review, no. 26, 2005, pp. 68-76, ill. 0275-469X AI65735 Essays by Jane Bruce, Martha Drexler Lynn, Tina Oldknow, and Ruth T. Summers. Jane Bruce mentions the following objects in Jury Statement: 122249 p. 68 Tacquard, 87-- 122000 p. 68 Berkower, 5-- 122029 p. 68

Chemical Analyses of Amelung Glasses. Introduction
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Brill, Robert H. Journal of Glass Studies, v. 18 (1976), pp. 216-218. AI75479 Digital version linked to "All about Glass" section on CMoG website. Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-35 First part of the article "Chemical

Notes: Iron Age I Glass from Tel Dor, Israel.
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Zorn, Jeffrey R. Brill, Robert H. Journal of Glass Studies, v. 49 (2007), pp. 256-259, ill. 0075-4250 AI74812 The Corning Museum of Glass Description and analysis of the two finds-- a vessel fragment and an ear plug. Citation listed in the Science Research database. Full text not available.

A Unique Fish-Shaped Glass Vial in the Brooklyn Museum.
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Riefstahl, Elizabeth. Brill, Robert H. Journal of Glass Studies, v. 14 (1972), pp. 10-14, ill. AI75476 Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-61 Includes a summary of the laboratory study of the ancient Egyptian piece from the 18th Dynasty. Also

Lead-Isotope Analyses of Some Asian Glasses.
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Brill, Robert H. Shirahata, Hiroshi. Proceedings of XVII International Congress on Glass, v. 6, Glass Technology, Glass Archeometry, Beijing: Chinese Ceramic Society, 1995, pp. 491-496, ill. AI79232 Book Reference list E: Corning Museum of Glass publications, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses

Crizzling--- A Problem in Glass Conservation.
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Brill, Robert H. Conservation in Archaeology and the Applied Arts, 1975, pp. 121-134, ill. AI73230 Stockholm Congress, I.I.C. Reference list B: Conservation, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, B-4 Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. Digitized by

Jury Statements.
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Clark, Jon and others. New Glass Review, v. 31 (2010), pp. 65-74, ill. 0275-469X AI79769 Essays by Jon Clark, Rosa Barovier Mentasti, Zesty Meyers, and Tina Oldknow. Jon Clark mentions the following objects in Jury Statement: 119778 p. 65 Gray, 28-- 116581 p. 65 Sasaki, 83-- 119965 p. 65 McBride,

A Request for Help in the Conservation of Early Stained Glass Windows
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Brill, Robert H. Compte Rendu des Travaux, IX Congrès International du Verre, v.1971, 1971, pp. 51-56, ill. AI75885 Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. CitationDB B097201D-E37E-412D-89C8-C4F9CB9248B3.pdf Technology

Some Notes on Conservation Treatments.
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Brill, Robert H. 8e Colloque du Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi, v. 8, 1972, pp. 35-41, ill. AI79227 Topics include cleaning, restoration, consolidation, and preservation. Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. Digitized by Backstage Library Works in 2010. Text-searchable

A Chemical-Analytical Round-Robin on Four Synthetic Ancient Glasses.
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Brill, Robert H. IX Congrès International du Verre: Communications Artistiques et Historique (Versailles, 1971), 1972, pp. 93-110. AI73231 Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. CitationDB FF19CC6F-BECD-4CF3-887D-AC891961CE19.pdf Technology

Live-Streamed Studio Demonstration: Emilio Santini (June 24, 2015)
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Watch as Emilio Santini demonstrates for his class, Flameworking for Everybody, which focused on realizing personal creativity through torch work. http://www.cmog.org/event/live-streamed-studio-demonstration-emilio-sant... Emilio Santini was born in Murano, Italy, into a family with 600 years of

Live-Streamed Studio Demonstration: Pablo Soto (June 17, 2015)
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Watch as Pablo Soto demonstrates for his class, Design Within Reach, which is geared toward the intermediate/advanced student seeking to break out of the neo-classical shape universe. http://www.cmog.org/event/live-streamed-studio-demonstration-pablo-soto Pablo Soto lives and works in Penland, NC,

Siraf 70-1: finds incl. pottery / DBW.
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Whitehouse, David, 1941-2013. British Institute of Persian Studies. 139561 Siraf 1970-1 Finds incl. pottery [1970] [80] leaves: ill. (some col.); 27 cm. Title from cover. Many pages are blank. The number 86 is written inside the front cover. Notes from the Sīrāf excavations conducted under the

Behind the Glass Lecture: Ennion and His Legacy: Mold-Blown Glass from Ancient Rome
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Soft drink bottles, drinking glasses and glass Christmas ornaments are part of daily modern life, but their roots can be traced to the ancient world and the legacy of Ennion, the earliest known name of a Roman glass worker. This lecture by the Museum's president and executive director, ancient

Guest Artist Demonstration: Bertil Vallien
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Renowned artist Bertil Vallien demonstrates the art of sandcasting in the Amphitheater Hot Shop using found pieces from The Studio. Vallien gave a lecture on the technique of sandcasting, a process that he is largely responsible for developing, at the Museum on April 20, watch the lecture at http:/

Live-Streamed Studio Demonstration: John Miller (June 10, 2015)
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Watch as John Miller demonstrates making an over-sized glass donut for his class, Hot Glass Sculpting, which explored traditional and nontraditional glassblowing and hot sculpting, including cane, murrini, mold blowing, blown and solid sculpting, inside sculpting, using the hot torch and garage,

The Glassmakers of Firozabad and the Glassmakers of Kapadwanj: Two Pilot Video Projects.
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Brill, Robert H. Annales du 15e Congrès de l'Association Internationale pour l'Histoire du Verre (Corning, New York, 2001). Nottingham, U.K.: AIHV, 2003, pp. 267-268. AI57408 Book Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-103 Also

A Collaborative Study of Early Glassmaking in Egypt c. 1500 BC.
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Lilyquist, C. Brill, Robert H. Annales du 13e Congrès de l'Association Internationale pour l'Histoire du Verre. Lochem, the Netherlands: AIHV, 1996, pp. 1-9. AI48473 Pays Bas, the Netherlands, Aug. 28-Sept. 1, 1995 Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses

Scientific Research in Early Asian Glass.
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Brill, Robert H. Proceedings of XVII International Congress on Glass, v. 1, Invited Lectures, Beijing: Chinese Ceramic Society, 1995, pp. 270-279, ill. AI42589 Book Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-83 Also available online in the Science

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