All About Glass

All About Glass

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Cup with Gladiators (Family Tour)
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Much like today, sports fans throughout history have enjoyed drinking from cups decorated with pictures of their heroes. This cup is decorated with pictures of famous gladiators.

Cup with Gladiators (Technique- Family Tour)
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Listen as glass artist William Gudenrath describes the technique used to make this cup with gladiators on it. Much like today, sports fans enjoyed drinking from cups decorated with pictures of their heroes. This cup is decorated with pictures of famous gladiators.

Algebre.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133960 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] ii plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Algebre Plate descriptions on p. 2. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I. Algebre et arithmétique [11, AB s.]-- II. Algebre et

Trigonométrie.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133956 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] ii plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Trigonometrie Plate descriptions on p. 2. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I. Trigonométrie [6]-- II. Trigonométrie [7]. SpecialO

Arpentage & nivellement.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133957 Arpentage et nivellement [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] iii plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Arpentage & nivellement Plate descriptions on p. 2. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I. Arpentage [8, AB s.

Lunettier, contenant quatre planches.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133949 Lunetier [Livourne, Italy?: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] [1] p., iv plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #423, Lunetier Accompanied by plate descriptions. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #423, which may have been published

Sections coniques.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133961 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] iii plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Sections coniques Plate descriptions on p. 2-3. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I. Sections coniques [13, AB s.]-- II. Sections

Chimie, contenant vingt-cinq planches, vingt-quatre simple et une double.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133947 Chymie [Paris: Briasson?, ca. 1772?] 4 p., [i], iv, xviii, [1] plates; 40 cm. Uncataloged #428.1, Chimie Accompanied by plate descriptions. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. Includes examples of early scientific glassware. In CMGL collection as part of

Géométrie.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133954 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] v plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Geometrie Plate descriptions on p. 1-2. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I. Géométrie [1, AB s.]-- II. Géométrie [2, AB s.]-- III.

Astronomie.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133969 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] xxvi plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Astronomie Plate descriptions on p. 9-13. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. Includes astronomical instruments (telescopes, etc.). In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I.

Analyse.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133963 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] ii plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Analyse Plate descriptions on p. 3. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I. Analyse [16]-- II. Analyse [17, AB s.]. SpecialO CorningDB

Fabrication des instrumens de mathématique.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133979 Instrumens de mathématiques [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] iii plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Instrumens de mathématiques Plate descriptions on p. 14-15. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I. Instrumens

Navigation.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133975 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] i plate [p. 91]; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Navigation Plate description on p. 14. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. SpecialO CorningDB 3009393E-FA0A-4834-A291-F2710D38ECB6.pdf

Méchanique.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133964 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] v plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Méchanique Plate descriptions on p. 3. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I. Méchanique [18, AB s.]-- II. Méchanique [19]-- III.

Gnomonique.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133974 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] ii plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Gnomonique Plate descriptions on p. 14. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I. Gnomonique [89, AB s.]-- II. Gnomonique [90]. SpecialO

Physique.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133981 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] v plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Physique Plate descriptions on p. 15. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. Includes examples of early scientific glassware. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I. Physique [95,

Géographie.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133972 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] [i], ii plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Géographie Plate descriptions on p. 13-14. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I. Géographie [86, AB s.]-- I. Géographie,

Pneumatique
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133982 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] iii plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Pneumatique Plate descriptions on p. 15. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. Includes examples of early scientific glassware. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I.

Optique.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133966 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] vi plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Optique Plate descriptions on p. 8. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. Includes lenses, magic lantern, simple microscopes, mirror

Perspective.
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Diderot, Denis, 1713-1784. 133967 [S.l.: s.n., n.d., 1770-1779?] ii plates; 39 cm. Uncataloged #429, Perspective Plate descriptions on p. 8-9. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. In CMGL collection as part of Uncataloged #429. I. Perspective [58]-- II. Perspective [59]. SpecialO CorningDB

Robin Cass at 2300°: Girlfriends (March 2013)
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2300°: Girlfriends featured visiting Rochester, NY glass artist and RIT professor Robin Cass, and a team of her students. Watch as she works with her team to...

Instructor Highlight at The Studio: Denise Stillwaggon Leone
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Denise Stillwaggon Leone studied art at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. She designs and fabricates architectural art glass commissions for sit...

Studio Demonstration: Martin Janecky
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http://www.cmog.org/programs/live-streaming Watch Martin Janecky demonstrate for his class, Blowing and Sculpting Inside the Bubble, which will focus on uniq...

Studio Demonstration: Cesare Toffolo
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http://www.cmog.org/programs/live-streaming Watch as Cesare Toffolo demonstrates for his class, Flameworking in the Venetian Style, in which students will le...

Studio Demonstration: Tim Drier
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http://www.cmog.org/programs/live-streaming Watch Tim Drier demonstrate for his class, Introduction to Flameworking, in which students will embark on an evol...

2300º: Hot Blues (February 2013)
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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...

2300º: Girlfriends (March 2013)
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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...

Junior Scientists at The Corning Museum of Glass
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Become a Junior Scientist at The Corning Museum of Glass. http://www.cmog.org/get-involved/teen-programs/junior-scientists Explore the role of a scientist th...

Serie gesandt am 24 October 1896.
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Blaschka, Rudolf, 1857-1939. Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. 132116 N.d., ca. 1896-1903] 1 v. (unpaged); 22 cm. R-641 Title from wrapper. Lists of models and prices, dated January 1894-Oct. 23, 1906. Some include the initials L.B. or R.B. Lists are not in chronological order. Digitized by Boston

Miethzins Buch Blaschka.
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. 132112 1864-1877. 1 v. (unpaged); 17 cm. R-838 Cover title. Rent book, with entries dated Jan. 21, 1864-Mar. 5, 1877. Handwritten in ink. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013. This title is in the Blaschka archive. This item is on R-838, item 9. Microform

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