All About Glass

All About Glass

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Formula used at the Steuben Glass Works from 1903 to 1920 / Fredk. Carder.
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Carder, Frederick. 112172 Archives finding aid title: Notebook: Frederick Carder, 1912 formula glass F. Carder, 1912 formula glass [1920] 1 v. (unpaged); 17 x 11 cm. R-1058 Archives. This item is in the Frederick Carder notebook collection. Tan leather-bound notebook with alphabetic tabs. Cover is

Whitall, Tatum & Co. glass manufacturers: druggists', chemists' and perfumers' glassware [and] druggists' sundries.
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Whitall Tatum Company, Philadelphia, PA, USA. 113016 Druggists', chemists' and perfumers' glassware [and] druggists' sundries. 1880 [catalog] Glassware [catalog] Philadelphia, Pa.: New York, N.Y.: Whitall Tatum & Co., 1880. 72 p.: ill.; 23 cm. Whitall Tatum Company Cover

Rapporto della Pubblica esposizione dei prodotti di arti e manifatture Toscane: prescritta col sovrano motuproprio de' 12 luglio 1839, ed eseguita in Firenze nel mese di settembre di detto anno / redatto da una deputazione eletta dalla commissione incaricata dell'esame delle manifatture e dell'aggiudicazione de' premio.
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Pubblica esposizione dei prodotti di arti e manifatture Toscane (1839: Florence, Italy) 117341 Firenze: Nella Stamperia Piatti, 1839. xx, 53 p.; 20 cm. T590 1839 Includes bibliographical references. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011. Accompanied by a typescript and carbon copy of a

[Black notebook comprised of 2 notebooks of loose leaf data sheets of batch records].
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Carder, Frederick. 112166 First part title: Flint Second part title: Calcite; Aurene; Alabaster; Misc. 1921-1922. 1 v.; 18 x 11 cm. R-1058 Archives. This item is in the Frederick Carder notebook collection. Black double 6-ring Lefax notebook. Although many entries include the month and day, only a

Sketch book [1888] / F. Carder.
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Carder, Frederick. 119871 Sketchbook [1888] Written inside cover: F. Carder, John St., Wordsley 1888 1888. 1 v. (unpaged): ill.; 19 x 13 cm. Carder/Steuben archive Box 29, Folder Sketch book [1888] Cover title. Carder sketchbook. Part of the Carder/Steuben collection. This item is in the Frederick

Catalogue no. 97, Dept. C.
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Edward Miller & Co., Meriden, CT, USA. 112793 Boston, Mass.: Edward Miller & Co., [ca. 1904] 31, [1] p.: ill.; 35 cm. Miller, Edward, & Co. Cover title. Trade catalog. Index at end. Catalog is not dated, however, p. [2] of cover indicates that the company has manufactured kerosene

Anatolian metal trade and lead isotope analysis / K.A. Yener,... [et al.].
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Yener, K. Aslihan. Brill, Robert H. XXXIVème Rencontre assyriologique internationale, pp. 161-163, [547]-564. 113131 [Ankara: Türk Tarih Kurumu Basımevi, 1998] p. 161-163, [547]-564: ill., map; 24 cm. QD181.P3 Article from: XXXIVème Rencontre assyriologique internationale, 1987. Includes

Informe sobre el estado actual de la industria belga con aplicacion a España / presentado al Excmo. Sr. Ministro de la Gobernacion por D. Ramon de la Sagra.
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Sagra, Ramón de la, 1798-1871. 117332 Madrid: Imprenta Nacional, 1842. 310, [2] p.; 21 cm. T465 1841.E2 "Comprende 1o. La exposicion de los productos de dicha industria. 2o. El cuadro de las instituciones que sirven para su desarrollo y para mejorar la suerte de las clases obreras. 3o. La

Moulds pattern shop, Steuben.
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Huffman, Harry E., 1898-1967. 119482 [Corning, N.Y.: H. Huffman, 1932-1933] 1 v. (unpaged): ill.; 18 cm. TP853.N6 Cover title. Only 8 pages of the ledger book have been used. Ledger book used by Harry Huffman during his employment at Steuben to record some of the glass molds made between March 24,

The water colour sketchers' pocket book / [F. Carder].
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Carder, Frederick. 115884 1899-1900. 60 leaves: ill.; 10 x 17 cm. Carder/Steuben archive Box 29, Folder Water colour sketchers' pocket book Title from cover. Carder sketchbook. Part of the Carder/Steuben collection. This item is in the Frederick Carder papers. Brown Windsor & Newton

Rapport sur les produits de l'industrie française: présenté, au nom du Jury central, à S.E.M. le comte de Saint-Cricq / rédigé par M. le Vte. Héricart de Thury et par M. Migneron.
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Héricart de Thury, Louis-Etienne-François, vicomte, 1776-1854. Migneron, M. (Pierre-Henri) Exposition des produits de l'industrie française. Jury central (7th: 1827: Paris, France) 119476 Binder's spine title: Exposition de 1827 Paris: De l'Imprimerie royale, 1828. xvi, 573, [1] p

Les styles: 700 gravures classées par époques / notices par Paul Rouaix.
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Rouaix, Paul, b. 1850. 119621 Paris: J. Rouam, [1885] 2 p. l., 335 p.: ill.; 40 cm. NK1175 Title within ornamental border. This item was received as part of the Kenneth Depew research collection. Kenneth Depew research collection. Previously owned by Frederick Carder. Digitized by Boston Photo

[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

Chemistry class notes, September 23, 1885.
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Carder, Frederick. 112186 Archives finding aid title: Flip-open notebook: chemistry class notes, September 23, 1885 1885. 1 v. (unpaged): ill.; 16 x 10 cm. R-1058 Caption title. Archives. This item is in the Frederick Carder notebook collection. T.J. & J. Smith's metallic memorandum book

[Perfume manufacturer's sample album].
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L.T. Piver (Firm), [Paris, France]. Museu del Perfum (Barcelona, Spain) 115034 [Paris: L. T. Piver (Firm), n.d., 1886-1890] [35] leaves: col. ill.; 38 cm. Piver, L.T. (Firm) Trade catalog. Bound catalog with card stock pages, mounted on tabs. Presumably a perfume salesman's catalog with images

Mineralogy.
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Carder, Frederick. 112176 Archives finding aid title: Dark blue notebook I [n.d., between 1880-1910?] 1 v. (unpaged); 18 x 12 cm. R-1058 Caption title. Archives. This item is in the Frederick Carder notebook collection. Dark blue notebook with gold border lines on cover and spine and marbled

[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

Éclairage [price list].
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Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. 115859 Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany: Cristalleries de Saint Louis, 1905. [27] p.; 19 cm. Lighting: Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. (F-2403LG) Trade catalog. Correlating price list

Analysis of different compounds: rules and tables.
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Carder, Cyril Frederick, 1894-1918. 112175 Archives finding aid title: Notebook: analysis of different compounds [n.d., between 1913-1918] 1 v. (unpaged); 18 x 11 cm. R-1058 Cover title. Archives. This item is in the Frederick Carder notebook collection. Dark brown ledger with tattered black spine

Monograms.
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Carder, Frederick. 119877 [n.d., between 1880-1900?] 1 v. (unpaged): ill.; 13 x 9 cm. Carder/Steuben archive Box 29, Folder Monograms Title from p. [2] of cover. Carder sketchbook. Part of the Carder/Steuben collection. This item is in the Frederick Carder papers. Hinge at the top. Sketches in

'Tis the season.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 100864 Tis the season Corning, N.Y.: Corning Inc., 2007. 40 p.: col. ill.; 20 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Five penguins featured on cover. Includes ornaments for the holiday season. "Vintage Steuben: now available for purchase is a rare

Oeuvres de René Lalique.
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René Lalique et cie Paris, France. 117795 Les Verreries de René Lalique Paris: René Lalique et cie, [n.d., 1934-1938?] (Paris: Theo Brugiere) 15 p.: ill.; 20 cm. Lalique, René, et cie Trade catalog. Suggested date provided by previous owner. "The photographs on [sic] this booklet have been

Sketches in the Louvre & Cluny Museums, Paris, from Aug. 22d to Sep. 3d, 1897; also Sevres Museum / F. Carder.
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Carder, Frederick. 104740 Sketches in the Louvre and Cluny Museums, Paris, from Aug. 22d to Sep. 3d, 1897 1897. 1 v.: graphite, watercolor on paper; 19 x 11 cm. Carder/Steuben archive Box 29 Spine hinge is at the top of the pages. This item is in the Frederick Carder papers. Frederick Carder papers

Propos d'art et de technique [electronic resource]
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Gaudin, Félix, 1851-1930. 110368 Paris: Librairie de La Plume, 1896..pdf 72 p. Lectures delivered in Paris, July 4, 1891 and May 12, 1894. Gaudin discusses the history of stained glass, various techniques, "new" types of materials and design, and the use of stained glass in the home..pdf

[Studio Talk].
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The International Studio, v. 26 (1905), pp. 68-69, ill. AI92295 Illustration and brief description of a stained glass window, designed by Charles Dawson and executed by Alex. Gascoyne. Digitized by Boston Photo in April 2013. CitationDB 0C6BEADE-91DB-475A-A652-D22918283C32.pdf Dawson, Charles Art

Jeffrey Rush Higgins collection on Frederick Wilson.
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Higgins, Jeffrey Rush. 127956 Frederick Wilson archive. 5 boxes. Higgins Collection Archive. Materials collected by Jeffrey Rush Higgins relating to Frederick Wilson. Contents include: Scrapbook of images of stained glass windows. Has address label in beginning of Mary C. Higgins, Camden, ME--

Rich cut glass.
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T.B. Clark & Co., Honesdale, PA, USA. 128341 Honesdale, Pa.: T. B. Clark & Co., [1912] 62 p.: ill.; 23 x 30 cm. Clark, T.B., & Co. Trade catalog. Accompanied by 3 loose leaves of assortment offers: Assortment A (41 pieces) $109.30-- Assortment B (27 pieces) $141.00-- Assortment C (40

L'Exposition internationale des arts décoratifs modernes à Turin 1902 / directeur, Alexander Koch; texte par Georg Fuchs et F.H. Newbery.
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Fuchs, Georg, 1868-1949. Koch, Alex. (Alexander), 1860-1939. Newbery, Francis H. (Francis Henry), 1855-1946. 127950 Exposition internationale des arts décoratifs modernes à Turin 1902 Arts décoratifs modernes, Exposition de Turin 1902 Art décoratif moderne, Exposition de Turin 1902 Exposition

An introduction to Steuben.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 128901 Steuben Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, c1995. 22 p.: col. ill.; 22 x 28 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. Includes prices. A copy of this item was received with the Steuben collection. Includes an introduction to Steuben

Sublime [electronic resource]: a series of glass patterns for GlassLab, Corning 2012.
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Boym, Constantin. Boym, Laurene. Rochelle, Chris. Jack, Aaron. 131574 2012. 1 computer file. Document with text summarizes the Boyms' plan to illustrate the phenomenon of finding beauty even in horrific subject matters. Three images appear below text to further illustrate this: forest fire,

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