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.
Hear a lecture by the 2013 Rakow Commission artist Andrew Erdos. The artwork of Andrew Erdos is pop, sarcastic, and humorous, with a hint of social commentar...
Watch as Emilio Santini and Simone Crestani demonstrate for their class, Flameworking for Everybody, where students will be introduced to various sculpting a...
2300°: Hot Blues featured visiting glass artist Sam Drumgoole who currently lives and works in Columbus, OH. Hailing from Rochester, NY, Sam has worked with...
The Corning Museum of Glass presents its popular 2300° series of art happenings each year, featuring live music, hot glassmaking, and great food and drink. T...
Danish artist Maria Bang Espersen seeks to expand the viewer's perspective through her work in glass. By stretching and bending the molten material, her scul...
Growing up, German artist Anna Mlasowsky wanted to be an archeologist. Instead, she focused her curiosity on studying the traditions and habits of glassmakin...
Whitehouse, David, 1941-2013. Gudenrath, William. Corning Museum of Glass. 9780872901674 (pbk.) 087290167X (pbk.) 100857 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Museum of Glass, c2007. 234 p.: col. ill.; 27 cm. NK5107.6 Catalog of an exhibition of the same title held at the Getty Villa, Malibu, Calif., Oct. 18,
Neri, Antonio, d. 1614. 78964 Arte vetraria distinta in libri sette In Firenze: Nella Stamperia de'Giunti, 1612. , 114,  p.; 22 cm. TP856 "Ne quali si scoprono, effetti marauigliosi, & insegnano segreti bellissimi, del vetro nel fuoco & altre cose curiose, all'Illust.mo
"Glass in Motion" A video highlight montage of the 2011 GlassFest in Corning, NY.
Paul Stankard's Demo at 2011 GlassFest in Corning, NY.
Botanical Wonders: Glass Flowers play pause stop mute unmute max volume repeat repeat off Cro Magnon Man--> Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. 808 In “Botanical Wonders: The Story of the Harvard Glass
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
Enjoy a free lecture by Richard Marquis, glassblower and collector of beat-up, vintage objects. Marquis has had an extraordinary influence on the development...
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Artist Liza Lou discusses her work. Lou (b. 1969) creates meticulously beaded works that reference recurring themes, such as labor, confinement, wonder, and...
Whitall Tatum Company, Philadelphia, PA & New York, NY, USA. Chemical glassware Philadelphia, Pa.: New York: Whitall, Tatum & Co., 1881. Whitall Tatum Company TC CorningDB Record Number 127325 Description 24 p.: ill., 25 cm. Notes Covers detached from catalog. Digitized by Boston Photo
Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. [1869-1871] R-641 Microform CorningDB Record Number 87383 Description  p.; 21 cm. Notes This item is on R-838, item 13. According to Henri Reiling, glass eyes were an important part of the output of the Blaschka Studio during the 1870s. Glass models became the more
Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. 1849. Blaschka Archives, Box 23 ArchivesBK CorningDB Record Number 97740 Description 1 v.: ill.; 18 cm. Notes This title is in the Blaschka archive. RR14767, item no. 62. Displayed in the exhibition titled "The Blaschka sea creatures: inspiration and creation"
Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. Correspondenzbuch III [1876-1877] R-838 Microform CorningDB Record Number 97766 Description 1 v. (unpaged); 21 cm. Notes Although this is noted as "III", The Rakow Library does not have any earlier Correspondenz Buch, although a later one is also designated
[Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895]. [n.d., between 1850-1873?] R-838 Microform CorningDB Record Number 95869 Find This in the Library Location: Microforms Call Number: R-838 Location: Secured Stacks- Archives (Non-Active) Call Number: Blaschka archive, Box 24 Description 1 v.: ill.; 21 cm. Notes
Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. Adress-Preis Verzeichniss [1866-1872] R-838 Microform CorningDB Record Number 97760 Description 1 v.: ill.; 21 cm. Notes This item is on R-838, item 15. This title is in the Blaschka archive. Displayed in the exhibition titled "The Blaschka sea creatures:
Breves Lalique Galleries, London, England. René Lalique et cie. E. Trower & Co., Ltd. London: Breves Lalique Galleries, [n.d., between 1926-1932] Breves Lalique Galleries TC CorningDB Record Number 73539 Description 16 p., 60 plates: ill.; 26 cm. Notes CMGL has 2 copies of this catalog each
A. & W. Schell, Offenburg, Germany. Offenburg, Germany: A. & W. Schell, [n.d., 1863-1876] Schell, A. & W. TCO CorningDB Record Number 53887 Find This in the Library Location: Secured Stacks- Trade Catalogs (Oversized) Call Number: Schell, A. & W. Location: Microform / Trade
Pilkington Brothers, Ltd., St. Helens, England. St. Helens, Lancashire: Pilkington Brothers, Ltd., 1904. Tableware: Pilkington Brothers, Ltd., St. Helens, Lancashire, England. (F-16938T) MicroTC CorningDB Record Number 58605 Description  leaves,  leaves of plates: chiefly col. ill.; 24 x 31
Bossi, Luigi, 1758-1835. Millin, A. L. (Aubin Louis), 1759-1818. Turin: [s.n.], 1807. (Jean Giossi) NK5107 Special CorningDB Record Number 45182 Description xxiv, 234 p., 2 p. of plates; 21 cm. Notes Notable Acquisition 1994. CMGL copy includes a bookplate of Gilbert aîné, and has a handwritten
F. & C. Osler (Firm), Birmingham, England. Manufacturers of glass chandeliers and table glass Birmingham, England: F. & C. Osler, [ca. 1900] Osler, F. & C. TCO CorningDB Record Number 54341 Find This in the Library Location: Secured Stacks- Trade Catalogs (Oversized) Call Number:
F. & C. Osler (Firm), Birmingham, England. Birmingham: F. & C. Osler, [ca. 1900] Lighting: Osler, F. & C., Birmingham, England. (F-73LG) MicroTC CorningDB Record Number 54340 Description  leaves: tables; 16 x 21 cm. Notes F-73LG, 1 sheet For plates relating to this price list, see F
United States Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Pittsburgh, Pa.: United States Glass Company, 1904. Rakow Library does not own original catalog. TC CorningDB Record Number 54996 Find This in the Library Location: Secured Stacks- Trade Catalogs Call Number: Rakow Library does not own original
Legras & Cie, Saint Denis, France. Carafes & bouteilles unies & de fantaisie, carafes demi-cristal gravées & taillées & fantaisies décorees, articles divers pour distillateurs, confiseurs & bouteilles a lait Microfiche header: [Catalog of bottles] Verreries &
Neligan, William Chadwick. [s.l.]: Printed for private circulation, 1858. NK3650 Special CorningDB Record Number 32305 Description 25 p., 1 col. plate; 22 cm. Notes Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. Beads, possibly of 14-15th century. Near Eastern origin, presumably from a shipwreck,