All About Glass

All About Glass

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Price list adopted by the Glass Bottle Blowers' Association of the United States and Canada, for the blast of...
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Glass Bottle Blowers Association of the United States and Canada. 127276 Wage scale and working rules adopted by the Glass Bottle Blowers' Association of the United States and Canada and the Glass Bottle and Vial Manufacturers' Association. Camden, N.J.: The Association, 1895-1902. v.; 14

Glass: interesting facts connected with its discovery and manufacture / J.E. Caldwell and Company.
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J.E. Caldwell & Co. 123783 Cut glass Philadelphia: J.E. Caldwell, [1880-1896?] 22 p.: ill.; 18 cm. NK5112.54 Published in conjunction with the opening of a cut glass department in their store at 902 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging May 2012. Patterns described

Motifs historiques d'architecture et de sculpture d'ornament. Décorations extérieures empruntées à des edifices français du commencement de la renaissance à la fin de Louis XVI (XVIe, XVIIe, XVIIIe siècles) / par Césare Daly.
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Daly, César, 1811-1893. 123555 Décorations extérieures empruntées à des edifices français du commencement de la renaissance à la fin de Louis XVI (XVIe, XVIIe, XVIIIe siècles) Paris: C. Massin, [1911] Nouvelle éd. 2 v.: plates (some folded); 46 cm. NA3549.A1 "Portes, panneaux

Glass blowing by automatic machinery.
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Automatic Glass Blowing Patents Syndicate, Ltd. 126275 Owens & Colburns' patent automatic glass blowing machine [West Bromwich: Automatic Glass Blowing Patents Syndicate, Ltd., 1901] (Birmingham: M. Billing, Son & Co.) [4] leaves, 7 plates: ill.; 27 cm. TP859.5 Cover title. "April

Beschreibung des Lustschlosses und Gartens Sr. Königl. Hoheit des Prinzen Heinrichs: Bruders des Königs, zu Reinsberg, wie auch der Stadt und der Gegend um dieselbe: Nebst einem in Kupfer gestochenen Grundrisse...
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Hennert, C. W. 120254 Binder's spine title: Kleins Naturs. d. Konig. Ungarn Berlin: Bey Friedrich Nicolat [i.e. Nicolai], Buchhändler unter der Stechbahn, 1778. 3 p. l., [5]-94 p., 1 leaf, folded plate: map; 18 cm. DD901.R46 Signatures: [*]1A-F8. Bound with Sammlung merkwürdigster

Contributions towards a history of glass making and glass makers in Staffordshire, with an extraordinary tale entitled "A legend of the glass-house," founded on fact / altered from the original by R.S.
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Simms, Rupert, b. 1853. 126269 History of glass making and glass makers in Staffordshire Legend of the glass-house Wolverhampton: Whitehead Bros., 1894. 15 p.; 25 cm. TP854.E5 Cover title. "Re-printed from the 'Midland Counties Express', Wolverhampton." Digitized by Boston Photo

Frank Leslie's holiday book of pictures, stories and poems for little folks.
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Leslie, Frank, 1821-1880. 121221 Holiday book of pictures, stories and poems for little folks Frank Leslie's holiday book for children New York: Frank Leslie, c1881. 1 p.l., 288 [2] p.: col. front., ill.; 26 cm. PZ7 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2012. "Something about glass and

Catalogue of chemical, philosophical and other glassware for laboratories, colleges, museums, assaying works, institutes of technology, academies, &c., &c.
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Whitall Tatum Company, Philadelphia, PA & New York, NY, USA. 127325 Chemical glassware Philadelphia, Pa.: New York: Whitall, Tatum & Co., 1881. 24 p.: ill., 25 cm. Whitall Tatum Company Trade catalog. Includes bottles, flasks, beakers, test tubes, funnels, plates, chemical jars, acid drop

Comments on the layer-counting method / Robert H. Brill.
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Brill, Robert H. 127905 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Museum of Glass, 1965. [20] leaves: ill.; 28 cm. QD139.G5 Unpublished report prepared for Roy Newton, Dr. Switsur, Dr. Shaw, Dr. Jewell, Dr. Harden, Dr. Aitken, and Dr. E.T. Hall, March 18, 1965. "The attached comments are in reply to: 1. Dr.

A Chinese-English glossary of terms used in the History of glass and glassmaking / Robert H. Brill; translations by Stephen S. Tong, James C.Y. Watt.
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Brill, Robert H. Tong, Stephen S. C. Watt, James C. Y. Brill, Robert H. Early history of glass and glassmaking in the western world. Chinese. 128622 Corning, N.Y.: R.H. Brill, 1982. 1st draft 20 leaves; 28 cm. F-9797 Reference list D: Other, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses,

[Design concepts for toothbrush holder cup] [electronic resource].
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Owen, Josh, 1970- Rochelle, Chris. 131540 2012. 1 computer file. Three images used to make prototype of toothbrush holder cup. 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 image is

Silver wire frames [electronic resource].
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Smilow, Judy. 133116 2012. 1 computer file. Document provides design plan for proposed glass objects with wire frame system. Diagrams are provided for a vase and bowl. "July 5, 2012"-- typed in lower left corner along with Judy's contact information. Judy Smilow collaborated with a

Proposal 1 [electronic resource]: bracket vessels.
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Lee, Helen. 133222 Bracket vessels Parentheses bracket vessel 2012. 1 computer file. Design drawing includes text description, six sets of parentheses (in two different fonts), three potential vessel forms for respective parentheses, and three potential cut forms for respective parentheses. Helen

Design 2 [electronic resource]: tufted tile breakaway bottle: shape inspiration.
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Dubitsky, Tim Rochelle, Chris. Jack, Dane. 133518 Tufted tile breakaway bottle Shape inspiration 2012. 1 computer file. Design for glass bottle that, when broken, will give way to a pile of tiles that can be made into something else. Included is an image of a bottle with grid-like design and

Arpentage & nivellement.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133957 Arpentage et nivellement [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] iii plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Arpentage & nivellement Plate descriptions on p. 2. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I. Arpentage [8, AB s.

Pneumatique
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133982 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] iii plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Pneumatique Plate descriptions on p. 15. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. Includes examples of early scientific glassware. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I.

Optique.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133966 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] vi plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Optique Plate descriptions on p. 8. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. Includes lenses, magic lantern, simple microscopes, mirror

Price list adopted by the United Green Glass Workers' Association of the United States and Canada, for the blast of...
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United Green Glass Workers' Association of the United States and Canada. Price list adopted by the Glass Bottle Blowers' Association of the United States and Canada, for the blast of... (OCoLC)32882909 127278 List of prices, blast of... [S. l.]: United Green Glass Workers'

Anleitung zür gemeinnützlichen Kenntniss der Natur, besonders für angehende Aerzte, Cameralisten und Oeconomen.
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Karsten, Wenceslaus Johann Gustav, 1732-1787. 128182 Kenntniss der Natur Halle im Magdeburgschen, Rengerschen, 1783. xxxx, 792 p., 4 fold. plates; 19 cm. Q157 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2012. Burning glasses, lenses and mirrors: p. 131-132, plate II; use of glass balls and tubes in

Preis-kurant über Bier-, Wein-, Likör-, Sodawasser- und Transportflaschen, Demyohns und diverse Konservengläser / von S. Reich & Co., k.k. priv. Glasfabrikanten, Wien, 1910.
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S. Reich & Co., Krasno nad Becvou, Czech Republic. 128451 Vienna: S. Reich & Co., [1910] 23 leaves: ill.; 27 x 38 cm. Reich, S., & Co., Cover title. Trade catalog. Company founded in 1813 by Samuel Reich, in Krasno. Includes prices. Marble stoppered soda bottles, Tafel 16. Bottles for

Portfolio of sketches and paintings copyrighted Frederick Wilson.
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Wilson, Frederick, 1858-1932. Architect and engineer February 1929, p. 81-97. 128563 [San Francisco, Calif.: Architect and Engineer, 1929] p. 81-97: ill.; 30 cm. Higgins Collection Box 1, Folder: Portfolio of sketches and paintings copyrighted by Frederick Wilson This item is in the Jeffrey Rush

Holiday gifts 2002 [Gazelle bowl, gray cover].
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 128798 Corning, N.Y.: Steuben Glass, inc., c2002. 32 p.: col. ill.; 22 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. Same catalog printed with different covers: Gazelle bowl, red covers (Bib 128797)

[Design concepts for candlestick holder] [electronic resource].
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Owen, Josh, 1970- Rochelle, Chris. 131546 2012. 1 computer file. Three images used to prototype brick-shaped candlestick holder with three holes for candles or matches. Owen collaborated with gaffer Chris Rochelle May 29-30, 2012 during his time at GlassLab at The Corning Museum of Glass; these

Proposal 3 [electronic resource]: sea foam.
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Lee, Helen. 133224 Sea foam. 2012. 1 computer file. Design drawing includes text description with four images of sea foam "including an outrageous incident of massive sea foam in Australia in 2007". Lee's interest is "to see how close one can mimic the frothiness of sea foam

[Lustres].
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Cristalleries du Val-Saint-Lambert, Seraing, Belgium. 133360 [Seraing]: Cristalleries du Val-Saint-Lambert, [1898-1900] [3] plates: ill.; 35 cm. Val-Saint-Lambert, Cristalleries du Trade catalog. Handwritten price lists on back of each plate. Chandeliers for electric and gas lighting. Purchase;

Prix-courant des cheminées 1896-1897.
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Cristalleries du Val-Saint-Lambert, Seraing, Belgium. 133355 [Seraing]: Cristalleries du Val-Saint Lambert, 1896. [6] p.; 31 cm. Val-Saint-Lambert, Cristalleries du Cover title. Trade catalog. 50 different lamp chimneys illustrated; one with sand blast design; one with needle-etched design, others

Tarif des cristaux & demi-cristaux de la manufacture du Val-St. Lambert près Liége.
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Cristalleries du Val-Saint-Lambert [Seraing, Belgium]. 133327 [Seraing: Cristalleries du Val-Saint Lambert, 1 janvier 1840 (Bruxelles: J.B. Blasseau) 21 leaves; 27 cm. Val-Saint-Lambert, Cristalleries du Trade catalog. Purchase; Chambon; 1983; 1000129448 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013

Trigonométrie.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133956 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] ii plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Trigonometrie Plate descriptions on p. 2. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I. Trigonométrie [6]-- II. Trigonométrie [7]. SpecialO

Chimie, contenant vingt-cinq planches, vingt-quatre simple et une double.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133947 Chymie [Paris: Briasson?, ca. 1772?] 4 p., [i], iv, xviii, [1] plates; 40 cm. Uncataloged #428.1, Chimie Accompanied by plate descriptions. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. Includes examples of early scientific glassware. In CMGL collection as part of

Physique.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133981 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] v plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Physique Plate descriptions on p. 15. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. Includes examples of early scientific glassware. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I. Physique [95,

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