All About Glass

All About Glass

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[Design concepts for bowl with slot] [electronic resource].
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Owen, Josh, 1970- Rochelle, Chris. 131547 2012. 1 computer file. Three images used to make prototype of bowl with slot for cell phone charger. 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

[Design concepts for abstract flower vase] [electronic resource].
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Owen, Josh, 1970- Rochelle, Chris. 131550 2012. 1 computer file. Three images used to prototype abstract flower vase seemingly made from two drinking glasses intersecting at center to form cross-like vase. Owen collaborated with gaffer Chris Rochelle May 29-30, 2012 during his time at GlassLab at

[Five experimental domestic vessels for use in prototyping design concepts] [electronic resource].
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Owen, Josh, 1970- Rochelle, Chris. 131535 2012. 1 computer file. Image of five glass objects used to prototype design concepts; objects include toothbrush holder cup, bowl with slot for cell phone charger, toilet paper jar, candlestick and match holder, and abstract flower vase. The toothbrush

[Design concepts for toilet paper jar] [electronic resource].
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Owen, Josh, 1970- Rochelle, Chris. 131537 2012. 1 computer file. Five images used to make prototype of toilet paper jar at GlassLab. 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

Proposed blown glass shapes [electronic resource].
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Weeks, David. 133226 Proposed blown glass shapes with wireforms Wireforms 2012. 1 computer file. Design drawing includes seven pages of proposals for blown glass shape variations based on seven different wireform shapes and their differing uses with glass. Also included are six pages of images of

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

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

The excavation of the Kenchreai panels and their conservation treatments.
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Brill, Robert H. Weintraub, S. Swain, K. Amylon. Hyalos vitrum glass: first international conference: history, technology and conservation of glass and vitreous materials in the Hellenic world, 2001, pp. 209-213. 128008 Athens: Glasnet Publications, 2002. pp. 209-213: 28 cm. Robert H. Brill

[Certificate of appointment of Inspector of pot and pearl ashes Ebenezer Jenkins].
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131692 1818. 1 certificate: ink and pencil on paper; 26 x 41 cm. Unit 32, Drawer 6 Certificate, dated June 23, 1818, authorizes appointment of Ebenezer Jenkins to the appointment of Inspector of Pot and Pearl Ashes in the county of Columbia in the State of New York. Certificate witnessed and signed

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.

III. Chemical Analyses and Other Laboratory Studies of Glass Fragments Excavated at the Site of the New Bremen Glassmanufactory.
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Brill, Robert H. Journal of Glass Studies, v. 18 (1976), pp. 224-237. AI75480 Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-35 Third part of the article "Chemical Analyses of Amelung Glasses" by the author and Victor F. Hanson. Also available

Chemical Analyses of Some Asian Glasses.
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Brill, Robert H. Fenn, Philip M. Lange, David E. Proceedings of XVII International Congress on Glass, v. 6, Glass Technology, Glass Archeometry, Beijing: Chinese Ceramic Society, 1995, pp. 463-468, ill. AI79228 Book Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early

Strontium-Isotope Studies of Historical Glasses and Related Materials: A Progress Report.
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Brill, Robert H. Fullagar, Paul D. Annales du 17e Congrès de l'Association Internationale pour l'Histoire du Verre Antwerp, Belgium: AIHV, 2009, pp. 552-557, ill. AI78404 Antwerp 2006 K. Janssens and others, eds. Book Also available online in the Science Research database, full text.

Stone, Glass, and Bone.
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McIntosh, Susan Keech. Brill, R. H. Excavations at Jenné-Jeno, Hambarketolo, and Kaniana (Inland Niger Delta, Mali), the 1981 Season, Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1994, pp. 246-256+, ill. AI78847 Book Susan Keech McIntosh, ed. Includes Robert H. Brill's article "Chemical

Some Blown 'Three-Mold' Suspicions Confirmed.
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Lanmon, Dwight P. Brill, Robert H. Reilly, George J. Journal of Glass Studies, v. 15 (1973), pp. 143-173, ill. AI75478 Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-30 Based on a series of analyses and examinations, the authors conclude that the Mutzer

Lead Isotopes in Some Ancient Egyptian Objects.
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Brill, Robert H. Barnes, I. L. Adams, B. Recent Advances in Science and Technology of Materials, New York: Plenum Publishing Corp., no. 3, 1974, pp. 9-27, ill. AI75991 A. Bishay, ed. Reference list E: Corning Museum of Glass publications, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, C-9

Jury Statements.
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Buechner, Thomas S. and others. New Glass Review, v. 28 (2007), pp. 67-76, ill. 0275-469X AI75160 Essays by Thomas S. Buechner, Milan Hlaveš, Kathleen Mulcahy, and Tina Oldknow. Thomas S. Buechner mentions the following objects in Jury Statement: 121154 p. 67 Tanaka, 84-- 121072 p. 67 Pak, 59--

Lead Isotope Analyses of Some Chinese and Central Asian Pigments.
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Brill, Robert H. Conservation of Ancient Sites on the Silk Road Los Angeles: The Getty Conservation Institute, 1997, pp. 369-378, ill. AI79225 Neville Agnew, ed. Book Reference list E: Corning Museum of Glass publications, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, C-23 Also available

A Laboratory Study of a Fragment of Painted Glass from Begram.
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Brill, Robert H. Afghanistan Journal, v. 25, no. 2, Sept. 1972, pp. 75-81, ill. AI71029 Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-28 Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. Digitized by Backstage Library Works in 2010.

Stained Glass from Saint-Jean-des-Vignes (Soissons) and Comparisons with Glass from Other Medieval Sites.
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Brill, Robert H. Pongracz, Patricia. Journal of Glass Studies, v. 46, 2004, pp. 115-144, ill. 0075-4250 AI69225 The Corning Museum of Glass Digital version linked to "All about glass" section on CMoG website. Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of

Kopia, India's First Glassmaking Site: Dating and Chemical Analysis.
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Kanungo, Alok K. Brill, Robert H. Journal of Glass Studies, v. 51 (2009), pp. 11-25, ill. 0075-4250 AI79233 The Corning Museum of Glass Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-123 Also available online in the Science Research database, full text.

Scientific Research.
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Brill, Robert H. The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1999, (1999), p. 23, ill. AI75473 Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-94 Author talks about his trip to India to document a traditional way of glassmaking. Also available online in

Analysis of Hercegovinian Glass.
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Brill, Robert H. Srednjovekovno Staklo na Balkanu V-XV vek, International Conference, Belgrade, April 1974, 1975, pp. 215-218. AI71030 Medieval glassmaking in the Balkans 5th-15th centuries. Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. CitationDB F1435EC3-D5C6-422D-AFE6

Reflections on a Visit to China.
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Brill, Robert H. The Corning Museum of Glass Newsletter, (Fall 1982), pp. [2-3], ill. AI75474 Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-47 Author talks about the origins and characteristics of Chinese glass. Also available online in the Science

Scientific Studies of Stained Glass: A Progress Report.
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Brill, Robert H. Journal of Glass Studies, v. 12 (1970), pp. 185-192, ill. AI75475 Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-20 Scientific investigations of medieval stained glasses undertaken at The Corning Museum of Glass. Also available online

Stable Lead Isotope Studies of Central Taurus Ore Sources and Related Artifacts from Eastern Mediterranean Chalcolithic and Bronze Age Sites.
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Yener, K. Aslihan. Journal of Archaeological Science, v. 18, no. 5 (Sept. 1991), pp. 541-577, ill. 0305-4403 AI79226 Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. Digitized by Backstage Library Works in 2010. Text-searchable.pdf created from digital file. P. 541-577 Used with

Analyses of Some Finds from the Gnalić Wreck.
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Brill, Robert H. Journal of Glass Studies, v. 15 (1973), pp. 93-97, ill. AI75477 Digital version linked to "All About Glass" section on CMoG website. Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-31 Also available online in the Science

Jury Statements.
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Ilse-Neuman, Ursula and others. New Glass Review, no. 25, 2004, pp. 50-59, ill. 0275-469X AI63124 Essays by Ursula Ilse-Neuman, Flora C. Mace & Joey Kirkpatrick, Tina Oldknow, and Michael Rogers. Ursula Ilse-Neuman mentions the following objects in Jury Statement: 122640 p. 50 Fezer, 33--

Jury Statements.
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Bruce, Jane and others. New Glass Review, no. 26, 2005, pp. 68-76, ill. 0275-469X AI65735 Essays by Jane Bruce, Martha Drexler Lynn, Tina Oldknow, and Ruth T. Summers. Jane Bruce mentions the following objects in Jury Statement: 122249 p. 68 Tacquard, 87-- 122000 p. 68 Berkower, 5-- 122029 p. 68

Notes: Iron Age I Glass from Tel Dor, Israel.
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Zorn, Jeffrey R. Brill, Robert H. Journal of Glass Studies, v. 49 (2007), pp. 256-259, ill. 0075-4250 AI74812 The Corning Museum of Glass Description and analysis of the two finds-- a vessel fragment and an ear plug. Citation listed in the Science Research database. Full text not available.

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