All About Glass
All About Glass
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This conversation is with Al Donnelly, former supervisor of consumer information for the Consumer Products division at Corning Incorporated. Donnelly speaks about his work at Corning in the 1960s to 1980s. He worked in the marketing division and helped produce the Corning World magazine. He also
This conversation is with Dennis Younge, former designer and market researcher for the Consumer Products division at Corning Incorporated. Younge speaks about his career as a designer,...
David Stafford worked in a number of positions related to melting, manufacturing, and forming for Corning Incorporated for over 40 years. In this conversation, Stafford speaks about his career...
Herb Dann worked as a designer and in product development for Corning Incorporated. In this second conversation, Herb talks about his time at Corning Inc. and his work on Pyrex. Watch the first...
In this conversation with Herb Dann, he talks about his time at Corning Incorporated and his work on Pyrex products. Dann worked as a designer and in product development for Corning Inc. Watch...
Barovier & Toso (Firm) Murano, Italy. 53218 Murano: Artisti Barovier, [1900?] 43 p.: entirely ill.; 19 x 29 cm. Lighting: Barovier & Toso (Firm), Murano, Italy. (F-9645LG) Cover title. Trade catalog. Company name printed on catalog as Artisti Barovier. Date may need to be reattributed.
Mississippi Glass Company, Saint Louis, MO, USA. Mississippi Wire Glass Company. 56818 Saint Louis: Mississippi Glass Co., [1920-1923?] 32 p.: ill.; 22 cm. F-13956F Catalog is undated; date is estimated by comparison with similar items on f-3491.-- Cover is inscribed: Binswanger & Co., Richmond
Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. 54376 Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany: Cristalleries de Saint Louis, [n.d., 1900-1905] 92 pl.: ill. (little col.); 33 cm. Saint Louis, Cristalleries de, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. Trade
Whitall Tatum Company, Millville, NJ, USA. 52486 Whitall, Tatum & Co. manufacturers of druggists', chemists' and perfumers' glassware, manufacturers, importers and jobbers of druggists' sundries. Supplemental price list Millville, N.J.: Whitall, Tatum & Co., c1894. 28 p.
Higgins & Seiter New York, NY, USA. 56861 Gifts New York: Higgins & Seiter, [1910?]  p.: ill.; 15 cm. Cut glass: Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA (F-13998C) Trade catalog. Catalog is bound with white cord and has a thin, transparent sheet over cover. Catalog is undated; date is
H.C. Fry Glass Company, Rochester, PA, USA. 53436 Catalogue of blanks Rochester, Pa.: H.C. Fry Glass Company, [1901-1920] 25 p.: ill.; 23 x 31 cm. Fry, H.C., Glass Company Differs from another catalogue, whose cover and title page titles are identical. The other catalogue is 30 p. of ware. The
Compagnie des cristalleries de Baccarat, Paris, France. 53349 Paris: Compagnie des cristalleries de Baccarat,  xii, 122 p.: plates, ill. (some col.); 30 cm. Ed. 1903-1904. Baccarat, Compagnie des cristalleries de Correlates with price list, B-67. Clearwater B0066 Includes perfume bottles,
J. Defries & Sons, London, England. 54292 J. Defries & Sons, manufacturers of crystal, brass, and ormolu chandeliers, brackets, and every description of glass fittings New improved paraffin lamps for... towns, railway stations, manufactories, etc. London: J. Defries & Sons,  56 p.
Grand Dépôt (Firm), Paris, France. Enault, Louis, 1824-1900. 55151 Grand Dépôt de porcelaines, faïences et verreries Paris: E. Bourgeois, [n.d., 1885?] (Paris: Charles Verneau)  p.: plates (chiefly col.); 36 cm. Grand Dépôt (Firm) Trade catalog. Includes prices. Grand Dépôt is a retail
Cristalleries de Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. 55398 Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany: Cristalleries de Saint Louis, 1905. 1 v.: ill. (some col.); 31 cm. Tableware: Saint Louis, Munzthal St. Louis, Alsace-Lorraine, Germany. (F-2402T) Trade catalog. Index at
Hütte Theresienthal, Zwiesel, Germany. 55463 Zweiesel, Germany: Theresienthaler Crystall-Glas-Fabrik, [ca. 1840] (Zwiesel: Regensburg)  p.: ill.; 30 x 40 cm. Theresienthal, Hütte Cover title. Trade catalog. Line drawings of tableware. Correlates with price list of [ca. 1840], F-8617T (Bib no.
T.G. Hawkes & Co., Corning, NY, USA. 53460 Corning, N.Y.: T.G. Hawkes & Co., [1888-1900] 250 photographs on cards: entirely ill.; 11 x 19 cm. Hawkes, T.G., & Co. Obtained from Hawkes factory when it closed in 1962. Assembled and indexed by The Corning Museum of Glass Library, 1970. Laid
Art Shade Co., Chicago, IL, USA. 57562 Chicago, Ill.: Art Shade Co., [n.d., 1914-1916?] (Chicago, Ill.: Stadler Photographing Company)  p.: col. ill.; 25 x 33 cm. F-16730LG Trade catalog. Dated by owner of catalog. Hand-colored photographs mounted on canvas, with writing on the back of each
Macbeth-Evans Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 52406 Pittsburgh, Pa.: Macbeth-Evans Glass Co., c1912. 32 p.: ill.; 28 cm. Lighting: Macbeth-Evans Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. (F-8720LG) Trade catalog. Includes photographs of day and night views of several cities. "Alba is a white
H. Northwood Co., Wheeling, WV, USA. 52850 Luna Wheeling, W.Va.: H. Northwood Co., [1913-1914?] 60 p.: ill. (1 col.); 24 cm. Lighting: Northwood, H., Co., Wheeling, WV, USA. (F-9255LG) Trade catalog. "No glare. Soft as moonlight. Restful to the eyes, and in every way the most up-to-the-minute
John B. Higbee Glass Co., Bridgeville, PA, USA. 52638 Bridgeville, Pa.: John B. Higbee Glass Co., [1908-1913] (Pittsburgh, Pa.: Robert Rawsthorne Eng. Co.)  leaves: entirely ill.; 24 x 32 cm. Tableware: Higbee, John B., Glass Co., Bridgeville, PA, USA. (F-8981T) Trade catalog. Page 
Whitall Tatum Company, Millville, NJ, USA. 45609 Price list of laboratory glassware and sundries Philadelphia, Pa.: Whitall Tatum Company, 1904. 64 p.: ill.; 25 cm. Whitall Tatum Company Trade catalog. Index, p. 2-3. Laid in: Whitall Tatum Company, Nonsol glass, 1 leaf. Includes laboratory
Christiania Glasmagasin, Christiania, Norway. 55612 Christiania, Norway: Christiania Glasmagasin, 1916. p. 7-70: ill.; 27 cm. Tableware: Christiania Glasmagasin, Christiania, Norway (F-10011T) Trade catalog. Dated by previous owner. Glassware includes stemware, tumblers, roemers, liquor glasses,
Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. 53466 New York: Higgins & Seiter, 1899-1900. 251 p.: ill., plates (some col.); 13 x 23 cm. Cut glass: Higgins & Seiter, Inc., New York, NY, USA. (F-176C) Index included at the end. Clearwater C0068 Includes mirrors, silver mounted, novelties, gold
Westmoreland Specialty Company, Grapeville, PA, USA. 55023 Grapeville, Pa.: Westmoreland Specialty Company, 1924. 143,  p.: entirely ill.; 24 x 31 cm. Westmoreland Specialty Company Trade catalog. Index in front. One catalog page (p. 3) from a different catalog featuring "Sterling pattern
Steuben Glass, inc. 41290 New York: Steuben, 1997. 32 p.: col. ill.; 21 x 21 cm. NK5198.D73 Price list laid in. Essay by Thomas Hoving. A copy of this item was received with the Steuben collection. Exhibition, Steuben Gallery, New York, Nov. 3-22, 1997. Gift; Corning Inc.; 2013; 1000138321
O'Hara Glass Co., Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 52752 Pittsburgh, Pa.: O'Hara Glass Co., [ca. 1885] 37,  p.: entirely ill. (some col.); 24 x 31 cm. O'Hara Glass Co. Trade catalog. From the collection of Lowell Innes; dated in his publication, Pittsburgh Glass, p. 377, etc. Includes ale and
Maison Pagny (Firm), Paris, France. 45254 [Paris: Maison Pagny, n.d., 1880-1900?]  p.: ill.; 16 x 26 cm. Maison Pagny Trade catalog. Spine title, handwritten on applied label. Maison Pagny may be a distributor and not the manufacturing firm. Mounted photographs entirely of mirrors, each
Dr. Heinrich Oidtmann (Firm), Linnich, Germany. 53873 Linnich, Germany: Dr. Heinrich Oidtmann & Cie, [ca. 1890] 39 p.: ill. (some col., some fold.); 34 cm. Oidtmann (Firm), Dr. Heinrich Designs for stained glass, including a large number of border patterns. Some designs have been hand colored.
Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. 52921 China and cut glass, catalog no. 17 New York: Higgins & Seiter, [1907-1908] 35 p.: ill.; 25 cm. Cut glass: Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA (F-9360C) Trade catalog. Index at end. Cut glass: p. 3-19. "The cut glass is American--the very