All About Glass

All About Glass

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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. "

Amtlicher Bericht über die allgemeine Deutsche Gewerbe-Ausstellung zu Berlin im Jahre 1844.
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Deutsche Gewerbe-Ausstellung (1844: Berlin, Germany) 117338 Berlin: K. Reimarus 1845. 5 pts. in 3; 23 cm. T440 1844.E1 This was the largest German exhibition with 3040 exhibitors and was sponsored by the Prussian government. The third volume contains T. 2, Abt. 2, T. 3, and Uebersicht der

Secret formulae for making glass: with original drawings.
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Boston Crown Glass Co. Cotter, Edmund Joseph. 97503 Boston, 1811-1812. 58 p.: ill.; 20 cm. TP857.12 Title from slipcase. Batch book. Handwritten (in multiple hands), with hand-drawn illustrations. Includes recipes from Mt. Vernon Glass Factory by Edmund Joseph Cotter; from Deerfield Glass Factory,

Manufacturers of stained, cut, flocked, enameled & embossed glass: also all kinds of ornamental stained glass for churches, dwelings, &c.
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Cook, Redding & Co., Boston, MA, USA. 93112 Manufacturers of stained, cut, flocked, enameled and embossed glass: also all kinds of ornamental stained glass for churches, dwellings, & c. Boston, Mass.: Cook, Redding & Co., [n.d., ca. 1880] (Boston, Mass.: J.H. Bufford's Sons Lith.)

[Photographic album].
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. Blaschka, Rudolf, 1857-1939. 87385 [Dresden: Blaschka, n.d.] 1 v.: 16 photographs; 27 cm. R-641 Green velvet cover with pewter floral spray and clasp. First image is Leopold Blaschka as an elderly man. First space for photograph is empty; there are 16 photographs in

R. Blaschka [sketchbook].
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Blaschka, Rudolf, 1857-1939. 87384 Sketchbook [1892] 1 v. (ca. 80 p.): ill.; 11 x 18 cm. R-641 Beginning sketch is captioned "... Tempe, Arizona, 22. April 1892". Sketches of desert country. Most of the pages are blank and are not filmed. A few pages of laid in sketches of islands with

[Black sketchbook] 1889 / F. Carder.
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Carder, Frederick. 119894 Written inside cover: F. Carder, John Street, Wordsley 1889 1889. [45] p.: ill.; 18 x 13 cm. Carder/Steuben archive Box 29, Folder Black sketchbook, 1889 Carder sketchbook. Part of the Carder/Steuben collection. This item is in the Frederick Carder papers. Hinge at the top

Janvier 1896 [catalog].
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Desclée frères & cie, Paris, France. 71323 Manufacture d'appareils artistiques d'éclairage: gaz, huile, electricité Paris: Desclée frères & cie, 1896. [94] p.: ill; 19 cm. Desclée frères & cie Trade catalog. Suspension lamps, candelabras, wall-brackets, light globes,

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