All About Glass

All About Glass

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Sublime III [electronic resource]: tsunami.
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Boym, Constantin. Boym, Laurene. Rochelle, Chris. Jack, Aaron. 131625 Tsunami Design drawing for hurricane platter prototype 2012. 1 computer file. Design drawing features two platters, one drawn above other. Platter on upper portion of drawing is view from side angle and is drawn with blue and

Miethzins-Quittungen Blaschka.
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Blaschka, Leopold, 1822-1895. 132114 1877-1886. 1 v. (unpaged); 18 cm. R-838 Cover title. Rent book, with entries dated Mar. 8, 1877-July 1, 1886. Handwritten in ink. Cover bears a red paper label "Leopold Blaschka, Glasmodelleur, Dresden". This item is in the Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka

Tripod connector [electronic resource].
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Alesina, Inna, 1969- Rochelle, Chris. Holtzinger, Adam. Minami, Jason. Sheppard, Annette. 132689 2012. 1 computer file. Design concept for tripod connectors that could potentially be used to hold cardboard tubes; Alesina is interested in the juxtaposition of different materials. Photograph of

Combining glass with embroidery stitching [electronic resource].
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Smilow, Judy. 133114 Combining glass w/ embroidery stitching Combining glass w/embroidery stitching 2012. 1 computer file. Document provides design plan for proposed vase that will feature the combination of two materials "not usually combined". Featured in document are three proposed

Idea 3 [electronic resource]: invisible light bulb.
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Ku, Eric. 133214 Invisible light bulb 2012. 1 computer file. Design drawing includes three images of light bulb: one view is labeled "front view" and two views are labeled "side view- in two pieces of glass". Each image is surrounded by simple line border. Eric Ku collaborated

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

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.

About Steuben.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 137094 New York, N.Y.: Steuben Glass, [1985?] 22 p.: col. ill.; 19 cm. Cover title. Cover shows a detail view of the Swan Bowl. Steuben has issued various editions of this publication, with differing covers and contents. Photographs on p. 9, 12-18 were taken by Connoisseur

Beschreibung des Lustschlosses und Gartens Sr. Königl. Hoheit des Prinzen Heinrichs: Bruders des Königs, zu Reinsberg, wie auch der Stadt und der Gegend um dieselbe: Nebst einem in Kupfer gestochenen Grundrisse...
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Hennert, C. W. 120254 Binder's spine title: Kleins Naturs. d. Konig. Ungarn Berlin: Bey Friedrich Nicolat [i.e. Nicolai], Buchhändler unter der Stechbahn, 1778. 3 p. l., [5]-94 p., 1 leaf, folded plate: map; 18 cm. DD901.R46 Signatures: [*]1A-F8. Bound with Sammlung merkwürdigster

Contributions towards a history of glass making and glass makers in Staffordshire, with an extraordinary tale entitled "A legend of the glass-house," founded on fact / altered from the original by R.S.
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Simms, Rupert, b. 1853. 126269 History of glass making and glass makers in Staffordshire Legend of the glass-house Wolverhampton: Whitehead Bros., 1894. 15 p.; 25 cm. TP854.E5 Cover title. "Re-printed from the 'Midland Counties Express', Wolverhampton." Digitized by Boston Photo

Frank Leslie's holiday book of pictures, stories and poems for little folks.
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Leslie, Frank, 1821-1880. 121221 Holiday book of pictures, stories and poems for little folks Frank Leslie's holiday book for children New York: Frank Leslie, c1881. 1 p.l., 288 [2] p.: col. front., ill.; 26 cm. PZ7 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2012. "Something about glass and

Catalogue of chemical, philosophical and other glassware for laboratories, colleges, museums, assaying works, institutes of technology, academies, &c., &c.
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Whitall Tatum Company, Philadelphia, PA & New York, NY, USA. 127325 Chemical glassware Philadelphia, Pa.: New York: Whitall, Tatum & Co., 1881. 24 p.: ill., 25 cm. Whitall Tatum Company Trade catalog. Includes bottles, flasks, beakers, test tubes, funnels, plates, chemical jars, acid drop

Comments on the layer-counting method / Robert H. Brill.
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Brill, Robert H. 127905 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Museum of Glass, 1965. [20] leaves: ill.; 28 cm. QD139.G5 Unpublished report prepared for Roy Newton, Dr. Switsur, Dr. Shaw, Dr. Jewell, Dr. Harden, Dr. Aitken, and Dr. E.T. Hall, March 18, 1965. "The attached comments are in reply to: 1. Dr.

A Chinese-English glossary of terms used in the History of glass and glassmaking / Robert H. Brill; translations by Stephen S. Tong, James C.Y. Watt.
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Brill, Robert H. Tong, Stephen S. C. Watt, James C. Y. Brill, Robert H. Early history of glass and glassmaking in the western world. Chinese. 128622 Corning, N.Y.: R.H. Brill, 1982. 1st draft 20 leaves; 28 cm. F-9797 Reference list D: Other, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses,

[Design concepts for toothbrush holder cup] [electronic resource].
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Owen, Josh, 1970- Rochelle, Chris. 131540 2012. 1 computer file. Three images used to make prototype of toothbrush holder cup. Owen collaborated with gaffer Chris Rochelle May 29-30, 2012 during his time at GlassLab at The Corning Museum of Glass. The glass object that resulted from this image is

Silver wire frames [electronic resource].
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Smilow, Judy. 133116 2012. 1 computer file. Document provides design plan for proposed glass objects with wire frame system. Diagrams are provided for a vase and bowl. "July 5, 2012"-- typed in lower left corner along with Judy's contact information. Judy Smilow collaborated with a

Proposal 1 [electronic resource]: bracket vessels.
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Lee, Helen. 133222 Bracket vessels Parentheses bracket vessel 2012. 1 computer file. Design drawing includes text description, six sets of parentheses (in two different fonts), three potential vessel forms for respective parentheses, and three potential cut forms for respective parentheses. Helen

Design 2 [electronic resource]: tufted tile breakaway bottle: shape inspiration.
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Dubitsky, Tim Rochelle, Chris. Jack, Dane. 133518 Tufted tile breakaway bottle Shape inspiration 2012. 1 computer file. Design for glass bottle that, when broken, will give way to a pile of tiles that can be made into something else. Included is an image of a bottle with grid-like design and

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.

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

Price list adopted by the United Green Glass Workers' Association of the United States and Canada, for the blast of...
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United Green Glass Workers' Association of the United States and Canada. Price list adopted by the Glass Bottle Blowers' Association of the United States and Canada, for the blast of... (OCoLC)32882909 127278 List of prices, blast of... [S. l.]: United Green Glass Workers'

Anleitung zür gemeinnützlichen Kenntniss der Natur, besonders für angehende Aerzte, Cameralisten und Oeconomen.
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Karsten, Wenceslaus Johann Gustav, 1732-1787. 128182 Kenntniss der Natur Halle im Magdeburgschen, Rengerschen, 1783. xxxx, 792 p., 4 fold. plates; 19 cm. Q157 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2012. Burning glasses, lenses and mirrors: p. 131-132, plate II; use of glass balls and tubes in

Preis-kurant über Bier-, Wein-, Likör-, Sodawasser- und Transportflaschen, Demyohns und diverse Konservengläser / von S. Reich & Co., k.k. priv. Glasfabrikanten, Wien, 1910.
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S. Reich & Co., Krasno nad Becvou, Czech Republic. 128451 Vienna: S. Reich & Co., [1910] 23 leaves: ill.; 27 x 38 cm. Reich, S., & Co., Cover title. Trade catalog. Company founded in 1813 by Samuel Reich, in Krasno. Includes prices. Marble stoppered soda bottles, Tafel 16. Bottles for

Holiday gifts 2002 [Gazelle bowl, gray cover].
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 128798 Corning, N.Y.: Steuben Glass, inc., c2002. 32 p.: col. ill.; 22 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. Same catalog printed with different covers: Gazelle bowl, red covers (Bib 128797)

[Design concepts for candlestick holder] [electronic resource].
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Owen, Josh, 1970- Rochelle, Chris. 131546 2012. 1 computer file. Three images used to prototype brick-shaped candlestick holder with three holes for candles or matches. Owen collaborated with gaffer Chris Rochelle May 29-30, 2012 during his time at GlassLab at The Corning Museum of Glass; these

Proposal 3 [electronic resource]: sea foam.
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Lee, Helen. 133224 Sea foam. 2012. 1 computer file. Design drawing includes text description with four images of sea foam "including an outrageous incident of massive sea foam in Australia in 2007". Lee's interest is "to see how close one can mimic the frothiness of sea foam

[Lustres].
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Cristalleries du Val-Saint-Lambert, Seraing, Belgium. 133360 [Seraing]: Cristalleries du Val-Saint-Lambert, [1898-1900] [3] plates: ill.; 35 cm. Val-Saint-Lambert, Cristalleries du Trade catalog. Handwritten price lists on back of each plate. Chandeliers for electric and gas lighting. Purchase;

Prix-courant des cheminées 1896-1897.
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Cristalleries du Val-Saint-Lambert, Seraing, Belgium. 133355 [Seraing]: Cristalleries du Val-Saint Lambert, 1896. [6] p.; 31 cm. Val-Saint-Lambert, Cristalleries du Cover title. Trade catalog. 50 different lamp chimneys illustrated; one with sand blast design; one with needle-etched design, others

Tarif des cristaux & demi-cristaux de la manufacture du Val-St. Lambert près Liége.
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Cristalleries du Val-Saint-Lambert [Seraing, Belgium]. 133327 [Seraing: Cristalleries du Val-Saint Lambert, 1 janvier 1840 (Bruxelles: J.B. Blasseau) 21 leaves; 27 cm. Val-Saint-Lambert, Cristalleries du Trade catalog. Purchase; Chambon; 1983; 1000129448 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2013

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