All About Glass

All About Glass

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Strontium-Isotope Studies of Historical Glasses and Related Materials: A Progress Report.
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Brill, Robert H. Fullagar, Paul D. Annales du 17e Congrès de l'Association Internationale pour l'Histoire du Verre Antwerp, Belgium: AIHV, 2009, pp. 552-557, ill. AI78404 Antwerp 2006 K. Janssens and others, eds. Book Also available online in the Science Research database, full text.

Stone, Glass, and Bone.
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McIntosh, Susan Keech. Brill, R. H. Excavations at Jenné-Jeno, Hambarketolo, and Kaniana (Inland Niger Delta, Mali), the 1981 Season, Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1994, pp. 246-256+, ill. AI78847 Book Susan Keech McIntosh, ed. Includes Robert H. Brill's article "Chemical

Lead Isotopes in Some Ancient Egyptian Objects.
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Brill, Robert H. Barnes, I. L. Adams, B. Recent Advances in Science and Technology of Materials, New York: Plenum Publishing Corp., no. 3, 1974, pp. 9-27, ill. AI75991 A. Bishay, ed. Reference list E: Corning Museum of Glass publications, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, C-9

A Small Glass Factory in Afghanistan.
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Brill, Robert H. Glass Art Society Journal, no. 1, 1979, pp. 26-27. AI62861 Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. CitationDB DB71CD47-0EFF-497A-9E78-D5F653AD9DE7.pdf Glass Art 1945- Location:  Periodicals Call Number:  PER NK5110.G23j Location:  Periodicals Call Number:

Jury Statements.
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Buechner, Thomas S. and others. New Glass Review, v. 28 (2007), pp. 67-76, ill. 0275-469X AI75160 Essays by Thomas S. Buechner, Milan Hlaveš, Kathleen Mulcahy, and Tina Oldknow. Thomas S. Buechner mentions the following objects in Jury Statement: 121154 p. 67 Tanaka, 84-- 121072 p. 67 Pak, 59--

Lead Isotope Analyses of Some Chinese and Central Asian Pigments.
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Brill, Robert H. Conservation of Ancient Sites on the Silk Road Los Angeles: The Getty Conservation Institute, 1997, pp. 369-378, ill. AI79225 Neville Agnew, ed. Book Reference list E: Corning Museum of Glass publications, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, C-23 Also available

A Laboratory Study of a Fragment of Painted Glass from Begram.
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Brill, Robert H. Afghanistan Journal, v. 25, no. 2, Sept. 1972, pp. 75-81, ill. AI71029 Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-28 Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. Digitized by Backstage Library Works in 2010.

Stained Glass from Saint-Jean-des-Vignes (Soissons) and Comparisons with Glass from Other Medieval Sites.
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Brill, Robert H. Pongracz, Patricia. Journal of Glass Studies, v. 46, 2004, pp. 115-144, ill. 0075-4250 AI69225 The Corning Museum of Glass Digital version linked to "All about glass" section on CMoG website. Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of

The Early Days of Chemical Analysis at The Corning Museum of Glass.
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Brill, Robert H. Glass News, no. 23 (Jan. 2008), pp. 7-8. 1362-5195 AI75253 Association for the History of Glass Ltd. Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. Digitized by Rakow staff in June 2012. CitationDB 5DDC7CC9-9053-45C5-9BAD-0453C3166467.pdf Glass History

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

Analysis of Hercegovinian Glass.
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Brill, Robert H. Srednjovekovno Staklo na Balkanu V-XV vek, International Conference, Belgrade, April 1974, 1975, pp. 215-218. AI71030 Medieval glassmaking in the Balkans 5th-15th centuries. Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. CitationDB F1435EC3-D5C6-422D-AFE6

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

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