All About Glass

All About Glass

This is your resource for exploring various topics in glass: delve deeper  with this collection of articles, multimedia, and virtual books all about glass. Content is frequently added to the area, so check back for new items. If you have a topic you'd like to see covered, send us your suggestion. If you have a specific question, Ask a Librarian at our Rakow Research Library.

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Jury Statements.
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Buechner, Thomas S. and others. New Glass Review, v. 9 (1988), pp. 6-7. 0275-469X AI85472 Essays by Thomas S. Buechner, Susanne K. Frantz, Wayne Higby, and Jean-Luc Olivié. In English and German. CitationDB CFC480C4-3806-41AC-A081-D9FDC8AA7C6C.pdf Glass Art 1945- Location:  Periodicals Call Number

Eric Meek: Museum Gaffer
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Eric Meek has been a gaffer at The Corning Museum of Glass since 2005, and now manages the Museum's hot glass programs. After graduating from Bowling Green State University, Eric worked at...

George Kennard: Museum Gaffer
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George Kennard has been at The Corning Museum of Glass since 2001, after spending eight years working in private studios. He began his tenure at the Museum as an instructor in The Studio, teaching beginning and continuing classes in glassblowing. George enjoys the limitless opportunities for

Chris Rochelle: Museum Gaffer
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Chris Rochelle's path as a glass artist traces back to Hartwick College, where he studied sculpture and painting. The school's small glass program gave him his first taste of working with...

Behind the Glass: Yasuaki Kakehi
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How can technologies enhance human sensation, imagination, skill, communication? These are the questions Yasuaki Kakehi seeks to address through his experiments with interactive tools, toys, and sculptures. An artist, scientist, and technologist, Kakehi challenges our perception of the boundaries

Origins, Inspirations, and Unprecedented Extrapolations: Confessions of a Glass Sphere Maker
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Join Mark Matthews as he presents his Behind the Glass lecture "Origins, Inspirations, and Unprecedented Extrapolations: Confessions of a Glass Sphere Maker." Described by Matthews as a "comprehensive jaunt through my odyssey," he traces his development as a glass sphere artist

2300° Fire and Ice with James Mongrain and Wild Adriatic
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Guest artist James Mongrain took over the Amphitheater Hot Shop in this unforgettable 2300° glassmaking demo. Mongrain is known for his mastery of traditional Venetian glassmaking techniques and goblet-making skills and in this demo he made a large-scale work decorated with glass animals created

Guest Artist Demonstration: James Mongrain
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See master gaffer James Mongrain and our Hot Glass Demo team explore traditional Venetian and Italian forms during Mongrain's extended stay as a guest artist in our Amphitheater Hot Shop. In this demo, Mongrain makes the decorative glass animals used later in the week in his 2300° demo.

2300° with Alli Hoag and The Mudmen
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At the December 2015 2300° event, visual artist Alli Hoag, performance artist Tinna Thorsteindottir, and their team from Bowling Green State University collaborated with our Hot Glass Demo team to bring sound and sight together for an unforgettable performance. Music by the high-energy and fun

Geschäfts-Anmerkungen.
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. Blaschka, Rudolf, 1857-1939. 61881 Dresden: Blaschka, 1872-1887. 1 v. (ca 188 p.); 28 cm. R-641 Handwritten account book in German. Laid in: misc. handwritten notes, filmed where they were inserted. Possibly a list of customers; e.g. March 1882, Prof. Bridge Birmingham

L'arte vetraria distinta in libri sette / del R.P. Antonio Neri Fiorentino.
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Neri, Antonio, 1576-1614. 78964 Arte vetraria distinta in libri sette In Firenze: Nella Stamperia de'Giunti, 1612. [6], 114, [6] p.; 22 cm. TP856 "Ne quali si scoprono, effetti marauigliosi, & insegnano segreti bellissimi, del vetro nel fuoco & altre cose curiose, all'Illust

Die Kunst-Glas-Aekerei / von Theobald & Herrmann.
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G. Theobald & J. Herrmann (Firm), Munich, Germany. 79320 Munich: G. Theobald & J. Herrmann (Firm), [ca. 1888] C. Wolf & Son. XVII plates: ill.; 35 cm. Theobald, G., & J. Herrmann (Firm) Trade catalog. Cover title. Catalog is not dated but each page is printed with "Deutsch

The art of Steuben. Volume IV / [written by Chloe Zerwick; designed by Mary Lou Littrell; photographed by Robert Moore].
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Zerwick, Chloe. 71442 Art of Steuben. Volume 4 New York: Steuben Glass, 1987. 79 p.: col. ill.; 26 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Price list inserted. Published in a limited edition by Steuben Glass. Includes list of public collections and biographies of the artists

1995 corporate gifts.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 71412 Mark of achievement made in America Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, c1995. 16 p.: col. ill.; 28 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover titlte. "Steuben is extremely proud to have been chosen to make the Malcolm Baldrige National

Steuben: summer 1992.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 71404 Summer 1992 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, [1992] 32 p.: ill. (some col.); 15 x 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. Same as the Collections 1992 catalog (Bib 71403), except for the cover

Innerland.
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Moore, Robert (Robert E.) 67299 New York: Steuben Glass, c1980. Special commemorative ed. [28] p. (3 folded): ill. (some col.); 28 cm. NK5112.9.S7 "Engravers, Ladislav Havlik, Lubomir Richter, Peter Schelling, and Roger Selander; cutter, Mark Witter l.; drawings by Eric Hilton, photography by

Steuben: Valentine gifts 1992.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. Neiman Marcus. 71406 Valentine gifts 1992 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, c1992. 32 p.: col. ill.; 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Order form and return envelope, laid in. Gift; Corning Inc. 2013; 1000135220 Digitized by Boston Photo

Steuben 1992.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 61708 Corning, N.Y.: Steuben Glass, inc., [1992] 122 p.: ill. (some col.); 19 x 21 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Spine title. Visual index, p. 102-119. Engraving from Gazelle Vase featured on cover. Business reply envelope and order form bound

[Lighting fixtures catalogue].
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P.M. (Firm), Paris, France. 65938 [Paris: P.M. (Firm)., n.d., ca. 1900] [30] p.: ill. (some col.); 31 x 41 cm. P.M. (Firm) Trade catalog. Manufacturer's complete name is unknown. 16 original black and white photographs and 14 colored drawings. "P.M. Paris" embossed in lower right

La parfumerie française à l'exposition internationale des arts décoratifs et industriels modernes.
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67642 [Paris: s.n.], 1925. 60 p.: ill. (some col.), facsims.; 28 cm. TP983 "Présentée par La revue des marques de la parfumerie et de la savonnerie, décembre 1925." Includes a few actual color labels for perfume containers. Published for an exhibition of perfume and perfume bottles by

The art of glass: wherein are shown the wayes to make and colour glass, pastes, enamels, lakes, and other curiosities / written in Italian by Antonio Neri, and translated into English, with some observations on the author [by C. M., i.e. Christopher Merret]. Whereunto is added an account of the glass drops made by the Royal Society, meeting at Gresham College.
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Neri, Antonio, 1576-1614. Merret, Christopher, 1614-1695. tr. 72719 Binder's spine title, c. 1: Neri, Of glass Binder's spine title, c. 2 (John Evelyn copy): Merit, On glass London: Printed by A.W. for O. Pulleyn, 1662. [20], 362, [4] p.; 18 cm. TP856 CMGL c. 1 flooded in 1972. Cleaned

[Pressed glass catalog].
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Heinrich Hoffmann (Firm), Gablonz, Czech Republic. 68758 [Musterbuch Heinrich Hoffmann, Gablonz a. N.] [Gablonz, Czech Republic: Heinrich Hoffmann (Firm), n.d., 1927?] 82 leaves: ill. (some col.); 26 x 36 cm. Hoffmann, Heinrich (Firm) Trade catalog. Some illustrations have been hand tinted. Ware

Spring gift collection 2002.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 72197 New York: Corning Incorporated, c2002. 32 p.: ill.; 22 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. "Handkerchief vase" featured on p. [1] of cover. Gift; Corning Community College; 2012; 1000123922; 1000134668 Digitized by Boston

Steuben: collections 1992.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. George Watts & Son, Inc. Corning Incorporated. 71403 Collections 1992 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, [1992] 32 p.: col. ill.; 15 x 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. "This catalogue features nine Steuben collections from which to select, including the

Fine china, rich cut glass, catalogue no. 12.
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Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. 73295 Rich cut glass, fine china New York: Higgins & Seiter, [1901-1902] 299 p.: ill. (some col.); 15 x 22 cm. Higgins & Seiter Trade catalog. Cover title. Includes index. Contains several detachable order blanks at the back, and 1 pre-addressed

Islands in crystal.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 68922 New York: Steuben Glass, 1966?] [16] p.: chiefly ill.; 26 cm. Steuben Archive A copy of this item was received with the Steuben collection. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. Steuben collection. Publications ArchivesBK CorningDB 612AFE51-263D-482D-BFAE

Season 1913-1914.
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Fostoria Glass Company, Moundsville, WV, USA. 66308 Moundsville, W. Va.: Fostoria Glass Company, [1913] 46 p.: ill., 20 cm. Fostoria Glass Company Cover title. Trade catalog. Fancy decorated lamps and globes. P. 46 includes decorated water and ice tea sets. "We take pleasure in handing you

Mousselinglas Fabrik, Glasmalerei & Glasschleiferei, von A. & W. Schell in Offenburg, Baden.
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A. & W. Schell, Offenburg, Germany. 53887 Offenburg, Germany: A. & W. Schell, [n.d., 1863-1876] 38 plates; 35 cm. Schell, A. & W. Cover title. Trade catalog. Date based on information on p. 66 of: Wetzel "Glas au Offenburg," 1986. Clearwater F0217 Digitized by Boston Photo

[Miscellaneous trade cards, advertisements].
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Stevens & Williams Ltd., Staffordshire, England. 55442 Stourbridge, England: Stevens & Williams, [1891-1896] [14] items.: ill. (some col.); 11 x 14cm- 29 cm. Tableware: Stevens & Williams, Stourbridge, England. (F-158T) Trade catalog. Vases, whiskey jugs, tankards, drinking vessels, ice

Enclosing globes.
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Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co., Brooklyn, NY, USA. 52720 Brooklyn, N.Y.: Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co., [192-] 16 p.: ill.; 26 cm. Gleason-Tiebout Glass Co. Trade catalog. Index, p. 16. Features plain and decorated Polycase enclosing globes, also Celestialite. "Polycase, as the name implies, is an

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