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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Frederick Carder: portrait of a glassmaker / Paul V. Gardner.
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Gardner, Paul Vickers, 1908- Corning Museum of Glass. Rockwell Museum. 0872901114 31168 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Museum of Glass; Rockwell Museum, 1985. 120 p.: ill. (chiefly col.); 28 cm. NK5198.C3 Issued in conjunction with a special exhibition at The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, N.Y., April

Reminiscences of glass-making / By Deming Jarves.
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Jarves, Deming, 1790-1869. 28631 New York, Hurd and Houghton, 1865. iv, 116 p. fold. pl. 20 cm. 2d ed., enl. TP849 f-530, 3 sheets; hard copy in library TP849.J38.1865*. A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book in the Getty Center Library. CMGL has a copy of the

A primer of glass design.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 28588 New York: Steuben Glass, [1946?] [24] p.: ill.; 20 cm. NK5104 Some covers have a gray box with the title in white letters, while others have an uncolored box with gray letters. Some copies issued with a department store's name on the last page (Gump's, Marshall

The Corning flood: museum under water / the Corning Museum of Glass; [editor, John H. Martin, associate editor, Charleen K. Edwards].
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Corning Museum of Glass. Martin, John H., 1922-2007. Edwards, Charleen K., 1927- Fischer, David J. 0872900630 28535 Corning, N.Y.: The Museum, c1977. 60, xi p.: ill.; 28 cm. GB1227.S7 Chapter V and VI by David J. Fischer. Bibliography: p. xi. Appendix I, II, and III scanned February 2012 and

Irish glass; an account of glass-making in Ireland from the XVIth century to the present day, by M. S. Dudley Westropp... Illustrated with reproductions of 188 typical pieces of Irish glass and 220 patterns and designs.
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Westropp, M. S. Dudley (Michael Seymour Dudley), 1868-1954. 27510 London, Herbert Jenkins ltd. [1920] xvii, 19-206 p. illus., XL pl. (incl. front., port., facsims.) 29 cm. NK5146 f-1301, 6 sheets. Hard copy in library NK5146.W53. A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the

A memoir on British resources of sands and rocks used in glass-making, with notes on certain crushed rocks and refractory materials. By P. G. H. Boswell. With chemical analyses by H. F. Harwood and A. A. Eldridge.
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Boswell, P. G. H. (Percy George Hamnall), b. 1886. Harwood, Henry Frances, 1886- Great Britain. Ministry of Munitions. 23784 London: New York: Longmans, Green, 1918. 2d ed. complete in one volume. xi, 183 p. ill., x pl. (part fold., incl. col.maps) diagrs. 23 cm. TN939 At head of title: Published

The illustrated London news.
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0019-2422 0019-2422 1350-9012 z 37162 London: William Little, 1842- v.: ill.; 30-43 cm. 2 no. a year, 1994- v. 1 (May 14, 1842)- Ceased with: Dec. 2003. AP4 Title from caption. Publisher varies. Latest isssue consulted: Dec. 2003. Vols. for <Jan. 3, 1948>-winter 1993 called also <v. 212,

The methods of glass blowing, and of working silica in the oxy-gas flame: for the use of chemical and physical students / by W.A. Shenstone.
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Shenstone, W. A. (William Ashwell), 1850-1908. 25646 London: Longmans, Green and co., 1902. viii, 98 p.: ill.; 17 cm. 5th ed. TP859.2 f-4157, 2 sheets. A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book in the Library of the University of California. CMGL has a copy of the

Laboratory manual of glass blowing / by Francis C. Frary.
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Frary, Francis C. (Francis Cowles), b. 1884. 28122 New York [etc.] McGraw-Hill book company, inc., 1914. vii, 60 p. illus. 19 1/2 cm. TP859.2 A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book in the University of California Library. CMGL has a copy of the digital file on CD-ROM

Le vitrail, à l&#039;Exposition internationale des arts décoratifs, Paris, 1925, présénte par Jacques Gruber.
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Gruber, Jacques, 1871-1936. 28599 Paris,: C.Moreau, [c1926] 2 β., 42 plates (some col.); 34 cm. NK5349 In portfolio. C. 2 and c. 1 plates 1, 3, 9-10, 19, 29, 31, 34 digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. Plate 26 sent to photography for inclusion in JOGS article in April 2014 (photography no

Experimental glass blowing for boys / by Carleton J. Lynde; prepared under the direction of Alfred C. Gilbert.
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Lynde, Carleton J. A.C. Gilbert Company. 22149 Glass blowing Boy engineering New Haven, CT: A.C. Gilbert Co., 1909. 62 p.: ill.; 18 cm. TP859.2 Running title: Boy engineering: Glass blowing. Cover title: Glass blowing. Includes experiments using glass items. A digital copy of this book was made by

Elements of glass and glass making. A treatise designed for the practical glassmaker, comprising facts, figures, recipes and formulas for the manufacture of glass- plain and colored. Including an appendix containing useful information pertaining to the subject. By Benjamin F. Biser. Chemically rev. by J.A. Koch...
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Biser, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1868-1928. Koch, J. A. (Julius Arnold), b. 1864. 27872 Pittsburgh, Pa., Glass and Pottery Publishing Company [c1899] 3 p.β., 174 p. 25 cm. TP857.12 Batch book. Appendix contains notes on silvering of glass, glass to metal mounting and inks for glass. f-1539,

The methods of glass blowing: for the use of physical and chemical students / by W.A. Shenstone.
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Shenstone, W. A. (William Ashwell), 1850-1908. 31049 Glass blowing London; New York: Longmans, Green, 1897. x, 86 p.: ill.; 18 cm. 4th ed. TP859.2 Title on spine: Glass blowing. Includes index. A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book in the Reese Library of the

The methods of glass-blowing and of working silica in the oxy-gas flame, for the use of chemical and physical students, by W. A. Shenstone.
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Shenstone, W. A. (William Ashwell), 1850-1908. 25648 London, Longmans, Green, and co., 1916. viii, 98 p. illus., diagrs. 18 cm. 9th impression. TP859.2 For fiche, use f-4157, that of 5. ed., 1902. A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book in the Library of the

General catalogue No. G23: Pressed tableware, tumblers, stemware, cut glass, etc. / McKee Glass Co., Jeannette, Pa.
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McKee Glass Company, Jeannette, PA, USA. 28854 Pressed tableware, tumblers, stemware, cut glas, etc. Jeannette, Pa.: McKee Glass Co., [1923?] 92 p.: entirely ill.; 27 x 36 cm. Tableware: McKee Glass Company, Jeannette, PA, USA (F-13T) Trade catalog. Index in front. Also includes stationers'

Fabrique de peinture sur verre a la manière des anciens: cahier des dessins divers. / Laurent &amp; Cie, successeurs de Billard.
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Laurent & Cie, Paris, France. 29702 Paris: Laurent & Cie, 1843. [2] p., [19] leaves of plates (some col.); 39 cm. Laurent & Cie Trade catalog. Inside front cover has sealed-on "Changement de domicile" notice and includes some prices. Price list on next 2 pages. 122 designs, no

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

Framed mirrors: [for] medicine cabinets, bathroom mirrors, store mirrors, hat racks, plate glass desk and table covers, plate glass shelving and window ventilators.
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Cleveland Window Glass & Door Co., Cleveland, OH, USA. 102620 Medicine cabinets, bathroom mirrors, store mirrors, hat racks, plate glass desk and table covers, plate glass shelving and window ventilators Cleveland, Ohio: Cleveland Window Glass & Door Co., 1915. 36 p.: ill.; 27 cm Cleveland

Tarif des produits de Familleureux, 1888.
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Verreries Réunies, S.A., Familleureux, Belgium. 55571 Familleureux, Belgium: S.A. Verreries Reunies, 1888-[1936?] (Bruxelles: E.M. Rossel) [ca. 115] leaves: ill.; 37 cm. Verreries Réunies, S.A. Trade catalog. Hand-created catalog of cut and pasted printed catalog illustrations with blank spaces.

Kunst-Anstalt fur Glasmalerei und Kunstglaserei für Kirchen- und Profanbau.
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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.

Art treasures from the World&#039;s fair; reproductions of the famous statuary that adorned the buildings, to which are added many of the famous paintings exhibited in the Art palace.
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Werner company, Chicago. 21215 Chicago, New York [etc.] The Werner company, 1895. 3 p. β., 13-171 p. front. (ports.) illus. 29 x 35 cm. T500 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in September 2009. SpecialO CorningDB 85A569ED-892B-472F-B3EC-050ED4261602.pdf World's Columbian Exposition (1893:

Spring gift collection 2000.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 66060 Reason to celebrate Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, c2000. 44 p.: col. ill.; 22 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. "Mint bowl," David Dowler, 2000 featured on p. [1] of cover. Includes order form, business reply

L&#039;arte vetraria distinta in libri sette / del R.P. Antonio Neri Fiorentino.
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Neri, Antonio, d. 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.mo

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

Illustrated catalogue, 1904.
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United States Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. 54996 Pittsburgh, Pa.: United States Glass Company, 1904. 142 p.: chiefly ill.; 26 x 40 cm. Rakow Library does not own original catalog. Trade catalog. Includes index. Clearwater T0562 Includes novelties, toys, colognes, show jars, inks,

Five black arts: a popular account of the history, processes of manufacture, and uses of printing, pottery, glass, gas-light, iron. / Condensed from the Encyclopaedia Britannica.
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Coggeshall, William Turner, 1824-1867. 28460 Columbus: Follett, Foster, 1861. vii,392 p., 27 β. of plates; 20 cm. T9 Preface signed "W.T.C." [for William Turner Coggeshall] Flooded, slight damage. Rebound. CMGL c. 2 signed "A. Houghton Jr., Cambridgeport, Mass.; Arthur A. Houghton,

2300° GlassFest (May 2014)
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At 2300°F, hot glass gets interesting—and so do things at The Corning Museum of Glass. Enjoy live glassmaking, live music, and great food and drink. Free and open to the public. http://www.cmog....

Kate Fowle Meleney at 2300°: GlassFest Bead Extravaganza (May 2013)
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2300°: GlassFest Bead Extravaganza featured artist Kate Fowle Meleney, who demonstrated beadmaking in celebration of the opening of the 2013 exhibition, Life...

Take Advantage of Member Benefits
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Take advantage of the benefits of membership with The Corning Museum of Glass, including free admission, discounts in the GlassMarket, invitations to special...

Live-streamed Studio Demonstration: DH McNabb
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First in this summer's Live Stream Studio Demo series is DH McNabb. See the schedule of more live-streaming events at http://www.cmog.org/live Watch as DH Mc...

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