All About Glass

All About Glass

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A Unique Fish-Shaped Glass Vial in the Brooklyn Museum.
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Riefstahl, Elizabeth. Brill, Robert H. Journal of Glass Studies, v. 14 (1972), pp. 10-14, ill. AI75476 Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-61 Includes a summary of the laboratory study of the ancient Egyptian piece from the 18th Dynasty. Also

Lead-Isotope Analyses of Some Asian Glasses.
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Brill, Robert H. Shirahata, Hiroshi. Proceedings of XVII International Congress on Glass, v. 6, Glass Technology, Glass Archeometry, Beijing: Chinese Ceramic Society, 1995, pp. 491-496, ill. AI79232 Book Reference list E: Corning Museum of Glass publications, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses

Jury Statements.
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Clark, Jon and others. New Glass Review, v. 31 (2010), pp. 65-74, ill. 0275-469X AI79769 Essays by Jon Clark, Rosa Barovier Mentasti, Zesty Meyers, and Tina Oldknow. Jon Clark mentions the following objects in Jury Statement: 119778 p. 65 Gray, 28-- 116581 p. 65 Sasaki, 83-- 119965 p. 65 McBride,

A Request for Help in the Conservation of Early Stained Glass Windows
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Brill, Robert H. Compte Rendu des Travaux, IX Congrès International du Verre, v.1971, 1971, pp. 51-56, ill. AI75885 Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. CitationDB B097201D-E37E-412D-89C8-C4F9CB9248B3.pdf Technology

Some Notes on Conservation Treatments.
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Brill, Robert H. 8e Colloque du Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi, v. 8, 1972, pp. 35-41, ill. AI79227 Topics include cleaning, restoration, consolidation, and preservation. Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. Digitized by Backstage Library Works in 2010. Text-searchable

A Chemical-Analytical Round-Robin on Four Synthetic Ancient Glasses.
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Brill, Robert H. IX Congrès International du Verre: Communications Artistiques et Historique (Versailles, 1971), 1972, pp. 93-110. AI73231 Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. CitationDB FF19CC6F-BECD-4CF3-887D-AC891961CE19.pdf Technology

[Glass casket catalog].
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American Glass Casket Company, Ada, OK, USA. 130378 Ada, Okla.: American Glass Casket Company, [n.d., 1921?] 30 p.: ill.; 28 cm. American Glass Casket Company J.W. Decamp, of Blackwell Oklahoma, is the inventor and patentee of the glass casket. The American Glass Casket Company is only one of

Belgique. Catalogue des produits industriels et des oeuvres d'art.
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Belgium. Commission Belge de l'Exposition Universelle de Londres. 31028 Bruxelles: Imp. Charles Lelong, 1862. 279 p., 1 plate: 3 plans; 18 cm. T691 At head of title: Exposition Universelle de Londres en 1862. Includes index. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011. Glass: p. 190-194.

Exhibition Paris 1900: a practical guide containing information... a rapid & easy method of seeing everything in a limited time and at a moderate cost.
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28660 Anglo-American guide to exhibition 1900 Paris London: William Heinemann, 1900. xxiv,432, lxxii p.: ill., fold. map; 19 cm. T804 Cover title: The Anglo-American guide to Exhibition 1900 Paris. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011. Glass: p. 335; Ponsin's Palace of Light: p. 360

Glass manufacture and the glass sand industry of Pennsylvania, by Charles Reinhard Fettke, Ph.D.
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Fettke, Charles R. (Charles Reinhard), 1888-1959. 20272 Harrisburg, Penna., J. L. L. Kuhn, printer, 1918 [i.e.1919] 278 p. 108 plates (part fold., incl. maps, diagrs.) 23 cm. TP853.P4 Cover dated 1919. Author's name misspelled on original cover: Pettke. Bibliography: p. 264-270. A digital copy

Collection Julien Gréau. Verrerie antique, émaillerie et poterie appartenant à M. John Pierpont Morgan.
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Froehner, Wilhelm, 1834-1925. Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). Morgan Collection. 28292 Paris, 1903. 309 p.; 31 cm.; 5 v. of col. plates in 3 physical volumes; 56 cm. R-349 Of 90 sets printed, CMGL has: no.12 (plates, formerly owned by Ray Winfield Smith); no. 23 (text and plates,

Recipes for flint glass making / by a British Glass Master and Mixer. Being leaves from the mixing book of several experts in the flint glass trade, containing up-to-date recipes...
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British Glass master and mixer. 29689 London: Scott, Greenwood & Son, 1907. 30 p. (i.e. leaves); 20 cm. 2nd ed. TP857.12 Batch book. Title page Second edition; verso 1st ed., July 1900; reprinted, April 1907. Includes index. A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book

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

Catalogue officiel illustré de l'exposition retrospective de l'art franc̜ais des origines à 1800.
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Exposition universelle internationale de 1900 (Paris, France) 29194 Paris, Imprimeries Lemercier et cie, [1900] 4 p. β., 311, [1] p. incl. front (plan): chiefly ill.; 23 cm. T804 At head of title: Exposition universelle de 1900. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011. Special CorningDB

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

Brandenburgische Gläser, hrsg. im auftrage des Königlichen Kunstgewerbemuseums in Berlin, mit Unterstützung der Orlopstiftung, von Robert Schmidt; mit 40 lichtdrucktafeln.
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Schmidt, Robert, 1878-1952. Kunstgewerbe-Museum (Berlin, Germany) 27884 Berlin, Verlag für Kunstwissenschaft, 1914. 154 p. illus., 40 pl. 38 cm. NK5150 "Das vorliegende werk gelangt in 250 numerierten exemplaren zur ausgabe... exemplar nr. 62." Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in July

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

Excavations at Jalame: site of a glass factory in late Roman Palestine: excavations conducted by a joint expedition of the University of Missouri and the Corning Museum of Glass / edited by Gladys Davidson Weinberg.
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Weinberg, Gladys Davidson, 1909-2002. Brill, Robert H. Scientific investigations of the Jalame glass. University of Missouri--Columbia. Corning Museum of Glass. 0826204090 (alk. paper) 31493 Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1988. xxv, 378 p.: ill. (some col.), map; 29 cm. NK5107.6 Includes

Art treasures from the World'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:

Report on the manufacture of glass, by Jos. D. Weeks, special agent.
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United States. Census Office. 10th census, 1880. Weeks, Joseph D. (Joseph Dame), 1840-1896. 27954 Washington, Govt. print. off., 1884. x, 114, 1153-1198 p. illus. 30 cm. HA202 Probably extracted from "Volume on Manufactures". f-3407, 3 sheets. Hard copy in library HA202.U55.1880m. A

Moderne Ideen für die Kunstglaserei / entworfen und gezeichnet von Franz C. Renner und Max Seemann, 110 Motive.
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Renner, Franz C. Seemann, Max. 28687 Plauen i. V.: C.F. Schulz, [1911] 18 col. pl.: 45 cm. NK5305 This has been reprinted by Dover, 1988, entitled "Viennese stained glass designs in full color." Duncan 10942. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in September 2009. f-6571, 3 sheets; hard copy

L'art décoratif: revue mensuelle d'art contemporain.
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37030 Art et décoration (OCoLC)ocm8259523 Art décoratif Paris. v.: ill. (some col.); 30 cm. 1er semestre- Oct. 1898/Mars 1899- Ceased in 1914. Subtitle varies: from... to Dec. 1906: revue mensuelle d'art contemporain.--19..revue de la vie artistique, ancienne et moderne.--19..revue de l'

L'Exposition de Paris (1889) / publiée avec la collaboration d'écrivains spéciaux. Premier & deuxième volume réunis.
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Exposition universelle de 1889 (Paris, France) 31237 Paris: La Librairie Illustrée, 1889. 2 v. in 1 (324 p.): ill. (some col.); 38 cm. T803 Weekly Exposition newspaper: no. 1, 15 Oct. 1888-no. 40, 2 Oct. 1889. Includes index. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in September 2009. Original binding;

Fabrique de peinture sur verre a la manière des anciens: cahier des dessins divers. / Laurent & 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

Idea 2 [electronic resource]: triple glass container.
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Ku, Eric. 133213 Triple glass container 2012. 1 computer file. Design drawing includes image of a glass container inside a glass container inside a glass container; each container has its own neck. Image of containers against black background. Eric Ku collaborated with gaffers Eric Meek and Chris

Jury Statements.
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Buechner, Thomas S. and others. New Glass Review, v. 7 (1986), pp. 4-8. 0275-469X AI85470 Essays by Thomas S. Buechner, Susanne K. Frantz, Abram Lerner, and Bertil Vallien. In English and German. Bertil Vallien mentions the following objects in jury statement: 102422 p. 8 Kogure, 45-- 102376 p. 8

Jury Statements.
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Buechner, Thomas S. and others. New Glass Review, v. 12 (1991), pp. 4-8. 0275-469X AI85475 Essays by Thomas S. Buechner, Bruce Chao, Susanne K. Frantz, and Janet Kardon. In English and German. Bruce Chao mentions the following objects in Jury Statement: 106209 p. 6 Krasican, 41-- 106278 p. 6

Jury Statements.
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Adlin, Jane and others. New Glass Review, v. 22 (2001), pp. 26-34. 0275-469X AI85485 Essays by Jane Adlin, Thomas S. Buechner, Kate Elliott, and Tina Oldknow. In English and German. Jane Aldin mentions the following objects in Jury Statement: 124123 p. 27 Cash, 8-- 124662 p. 27 Rashid, 73-- 124686

Jury Statements.
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Buechner, Thomas S. and others. New Glass Review, v. 17 (1996), pp. 4-9. 0275-469X AI85480 Essays by Thomas S. Buechner, Arthur C. Danto, Susanne K. Frantz, and Toots Zynsky. In English and German. Thomas S. Buechner mentions the following objects in Jury Statement: 117984 p. 4 Isogai, 37-- 117838

Jury Statements.
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Buechner, Thomas S. and others. New Glass Review, v. 15 (1994), pp. 4-8. 0275-469X AI85478 Essays by Thomas S. Buechner, Susanne K. Frantz, Yoriko Mizuta, and Judith Schaechter. In English and German. Thomas S. Buechner mentions the following objects in Jury Statement: 109724 p. 4 Ribka, 75.

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