All About Glass

All About Glass

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

III. Chemical Analyses and Other Laboratory Studies of Glass Fragments Excavated at the Site of the New Bremen Glassmanufactory.
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Brill, Robert H. Journal of Glass Studies, v. 18 (1976), pp. 224-237. AI75480 Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-35 Third part of the article "Chemical Analyses of Amelung Glasses" by the author and Victor F. Hanson. Also available

Chemical Analyses of Some Asian Glasses.
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Brill, Robert H. Fenn, Philip M. Lange, David E. Proceedings of XVII International Congress on Glass, v. 6, Glass Technology, Glass Archeometry, Beijing: Chinese Ceramic Society, 1995, pp. 463-468, ill. AI79228 Book Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early

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

Some Blown 'Three-Mold' Suspicions Confirmed.
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Lanmon, Dwight P. Brill, Robert H. Reilly, George J. Journal of Glass Studies, v. 15 (1973), pp. 143-173, ill. AI75478 Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-30 Based on a series of analyses and examinations, the authors conclude that the Mutzer

Jury Statements.
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Berwick, Rachel and others. New Glass Review, v. 30 (2009), pp. 67-76, ill. 0275-469X AI77604 Essays by Rachel Berwick, Mieke Groot, Dante Marioni, and Tina Oldknow. Rachel Berwick mentions the following objects in Jury Statement: 116605 p. 67 Srinivasan, 81-- 116181 p. 67 Arday, 3-- 116479 p. 67

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

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