All About Glass

All About Glass

This is your resource for exploring various topics in glass: delve deeper  with this collection of articles, multimedia, and virtual books all about glass. Content is frequently added to the area, so check back for new items. If you have a topic you'd like to see covered, send us your suggestion. If you have a specific question, Ask a Librarian at our Rakow Research Library.

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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

The Fission-Track Dating of Man-made Glasses: Preliminary Results.
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Brill, Robert H. Journal of Glass Studies, v. 6, 1964, pp. 151-155, ill. AI59261 Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-10 Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. Digitized by OCLC Digitization Services in 2008. Text

Don't Go with the Flow! Reports of Liquid Assets of Glass Lack a Solid Foundation.
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Brill, Robert H. The Corning Museum of Glass Newsletter, Spring 2000, pp. [5-6]. AI47798 Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-93 Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. Digitized by OCLC Digitization Services in 2008

A Note on the Scientist's Definition of Glass.
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Brill, Robert H. Journal of Glass Studies, v. 4, 1962, pp. 127-138, ill. AI58057 Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-3 Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. Digitized by OCLC Digitization Services in 2008. Text

The Morphology of Weathering on Historical Glasses.
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Brill, Robert H. Rivista della Stazione Sperimentale del Vetro, v. 30, no. 6, Nov./Dec. 2000, pp. 7-8. AI51654 Lecture presented at the conference "The Surface: A Bug in New and Old Glasses-- GS 2000," Venice, Italy, November 6-9, 2000. Also available online in the Science Research

Chemical Analyses of Some Glasses from the Collection of Simon Kwan.
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Brill, Robert H. Early Chinese Glass = Zhongguo gu dai bo li. Hong Kong, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2001, pp. 448-471, ill. AI52933 Book Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. CitationDB 52E6D5AB-C174-4327-BBA1-DEC5354703AD.pdf Technology CMG

Composición química de algunos vidrios de la Catedral de León.
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Brill, Robert H. Conservación de vidrieras históricas: Análisis y diagnóstico de su deterioro. Restauración, Los Angeles: The Getty Conservation Institute, 1997, pp. 114-131, ill. AI52252 Book Paper presented at international seminar on the deterioration, conservation, and restoration of

An Observation on the Corinth Diatretum.
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Brill, Robert H. Journal of Glass Studies, v. 6, 1964, pp. 56-58, ill. AI59262 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-9 Also available online in the Science Research

An Inlaid Glass Plate in Athens.
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Brill, Robert H. Journal of Glass Studies, v. 4, 1962, pp. 37-47, ill. AI58058 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-4 Also available online in the Science Research

Scientific Investigations of Ancient Asian Glass
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Brill, Robert H. UNESCO Maritime Route of Silk Roads. Report, Nara Symposium '91 Nara, Japan: The Nara International Foundation, 1993, pp. 70-79 AI31384 Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. CitationDB 9C6E6E51-2D0A-402E-A87C-EC3FFF74BB1E.pdf Glass

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

[Glass casket catalog].
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American Glass Casket Company, Ada, OK, USA. 130378 Ada, Okla.: American Glass Casket Company, [n.d., 1921?] 30 p.: ill.; 28 cm. American Glass Casket Company J.W. Decamp, of Blackwell Oklahoma, is the inventor and patentee of the glass casket. The American Glass Casket Company is only one of

Tripod connector [electronic resource].
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Alesina, Inna, 1969- Rochelle, Chris. Holtzinger, Adam. Minami, Jason. Sheppard, Annette. 132689 2012. 1 computer file. Design concept for tripod connectors that could potentially be used to hold cardboard tubes; Alesina is interested in the juxtaposition of different materials. Photograph of

[Travel diary, 1902].
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Carder, Frederick. 112164 Archives finding aid title: Flip open notebook:1902 travel diary 1902. 1 v. (unpaged): ill.; 17 x 11 cm. R-1058 Archives. This item is in the Frederick Carder notebook collection. Notebook cover reads "Note book 1d. 100 pages. Cream laid note paper, suitable for pen

The book of mirrors.
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Cleveland Window Glass & Door Co., Cleveland, OH, USA. 106164 Cleveland, Ohio: Cleveland Window Glass & Door Co., 1917-18. 40 p.: ill.; 27 cm. Cleveland Window Glass & Door Co., Cleveland, OH, USA. Accompanied by: Wholesale net price list (November 1917) applying to "The Book of

[Payments to models].
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Carder, Frederick. 116467 [1885-1887] 1 v. (unpaged); 17 x 10 cm. R-1058 Archives. This item is in the Frederick Carder notebook collection. Notebook with black cover. The front and back covers were originally stuck to other notebooks and shows damage due to the separation of the covers. Most pages

[Flip-open notebook on various elements and compounds].
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Carder, Frederick. 112157 [n.d., between 1880-1930] 1 v.; 10 x 17 cm. R-1058 Archives. This item is in the Frederick Carder notebook collection. Dark blue cloth covered notebook with paper spine cover with red cross hatches. Notebook used from both ends: "Good depositing solution" (24

Glass manufacture 1902: receipes [sic] & questions.
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Carder, Frederick. 112156 Archives finding aid title: Flip-open notebook: glass manufacture, recipes & questions, 1902 1902-1903. 1 v.; 16 x 11 cm. R-1058 Archives. This item is in the Frederick Carder notebook collection. Title handwritten on cover. Notebook opens with the hinge at the head.

Catalogue des produits admis à l'Exposition industrielle des Flandres de 1849.
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Exposition industrielle des Flandres (1st: 1849: Ghent, Belgium) 117333 Half-title: Exposition des produits de l'industrie des Flandres, à Gand, 1849 Gand: imp. de L. Hebbelynck, 1849. vi, 188 p.; 21 cm. 1re éd. T615 1849 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011. 1re ptie. Pìeces

[Small brown sketchbook], 1882 / F. Carder.
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Carder, Frederick. 119851 Written inside cover: F. Carder, 1882 1882. [ca. 70 p]: ill.; 14 x 10 cm. Carder/Steuben archive Box 29, Folder Small brown sketchbook, 1882 Hinge is at the top. Carder sketchbook. Part of the Carder/Steuben collection. This item is in the Frederick Carder papers. Sketches

The amateur's handbook of practical information for the workshop and the laboratory: containing clear and full directions for bronzing, lacquering, polishing metal, staining and polishing wood, soldering, brazing...
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Phin, John, 1830-1913. 119811 New York: Industrial Publication Co., 1879. 66, [6] p.; 16 cm. 2nd ed., greatly enl. TP859 Advertisements: 6 p. (at end) and end papers. A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book in the Getter Center Library. CMGL has a copy of the digital

[Black notebook of loose leaf data sheets I].
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Carder, Frederick. 112167 1887-1941. 1 v. (unpaged): ill.; 19 x 13 cm. R-1058 Archives. This item is in the Frederick Carder notebook collection. Black 6-ring Lefax ledger book which includes calendars for the years 1942-1943 but entries dated from 1931-1941. Only first 66 p. have been used. "

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