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.
Charles G. Tuthill Glass Company, Middletown, NY, USA. [Middletown, N.Y.: Charles G. Tuthill Glass Company, 1902-1923] Tuthill, Charles G., Glass Company, Middletown, NY, USA. TCF CorningDB Record Number 80271 Description  leaves: original photos; 18 x 27 cm. Notes Album and photographs are in
F. & C. Osler (Firm), Birmingham, England. [Birmingham]: F. & C. Osler, [n.d., 1876-1885?] Osler, F. & C., Birmingham, England. TCF CorningDB Record Number 92821 Description  p.,  leaves: ill. (some col.); 37 cm. Notes Catalog is fragile and in very poor condition. Front cover
Jordana Korsen has been working with hot glass for more than 20 years, focusing on functional work with a sculptural touch. As a glassblower, she creates cle...
Glass is found at archaeological excavations in a variety of conditions. The glass condition can range from pristine, where no deterioration is visible, to so heavily degraded that practically all the glass has been transformed into corrosion products. The deterioration of the glass surface is
René Lalique et cie, Paris, France. Paris: René Lalique et cie, [1922-1931] Lalique, René et cie TC CorningDB Record Number 55240 Find This in the Library Location: Secured Stacks- Trade Catalogs Call Number: Lalique, René et cie Location: Microform / Trade Catalogs Call Number: Tableware:
Daniel Clayman creates large-scale, cast-glass minimalist sculptures that evoke familiar objects and capture space and volume, transforming intangible light...
At 2300°: Finger Lakes Finest in January, glassblower Eric Meek and flameworker Eric Goldschmidt, collaborated to make an amphora with flameworked figures an...
Fowler, James. Archaeologia v. 46 (1880). London: J. B. Nichols and sons, 1879. TP857 Cage CorningDB Record Number 25401 Find This in the Library Location: Secured Stacks Call Number: TP857.F78 Location: Secured Stacks- Rare Books (Oversized) Call Number: TP857.F78 O * Location: Stacks Call
Watch Heather Trimlett demonstrate for her Beadmaking with an Introduction to Glass Buttons class at The Studio. Students of this class will learn to work sm...
Pliny, the Elder. Johann, of Speier, d. 1470. printer Plinius Secundus Nouocomensis equestribus militiis industriȩ functus, procurationes quoq[ue] splendidissimas atq[ue] continuas summa integritate administrauit... [Venice: Johannes de Spira, before 18 Sept. 1469] F-6710 Microform CorningDB
Josephus, Flavius. [ca. 1200] PA4222 SpecialO CorningDB Record Number 97641 Find This in the Library Location: Secured Stacks- Rare Books (Oversized) Call Number: PA4222.D3 ca. 1200 O * Location: Digital Book Call Number: No call number available Description 124 leaves; 34 cm. Notes Manuscript
Josephus, Flavius. Josephus, Flavius. De bello Judaico. Latin. Schüssler, Johann, fl. 1470-1473. Rufinus, of Aquileia, 345-410. De bello Judaico Incipit ([2a]): Iosephi historiog[ra]phi viri clarissimi prologus in libros antiquitatum vigi[n]ti incipit feliciter Incipit ([202a]): Iosephi de bello
Cassius Dio Cocceianus. Estienne, Robert, 1503?-1559, printer. Dionis Romanarum historiarum libri XXIII, à XXXVI ad LVIII usque Lutetiae: Ex officina Rob. Stephani..., 1548. F-67 Microform CorningDB Record Number 97550 Find This in the Library Location: Microforms Call Number: F-67 Location:
Pellatt, Apsley, 1791-1863. London: David Bogue, 1849. TP857 Cage CorningDB Record Number 28365 Find This in the Library Location: Secured Stacks Call Number: TP857.P39 Location: Microforms Call Number: R-46a Location: Microforms Call Number: F-1488 Location: Secured Stacks- Rare Books Call
Thanks largely to René Lalique (1860–1945), glass became one of the liveliest forms of expression in French decorative arts during the first half of the 20th century. In the vanguard of both the Art Nouveau and Art Deco movements, Lalique helped to reinvigorate the market for French luxury goods.
A select group of rare books in the Rakow Research Library’s collection serve not only as repositories of early glass knowledge but also as artifacts of fine bookmaking. They were written by ancient authors and printed some 1,000 years later during the first century of modern printing (about 1450
In the canon of architectural writings, this ancient Roman Latin text stands at the summit. It was written by Marcus Vitruvius Pollio (fl. first century B.C.) sometime in the late first century B.C. Today’s architecture students find it on their reading lists, and it is still available in paperback
When Johannes de Spira died in 1470, the printing business he had started was taken over by his brother, Vindelinus. Two years later, Vindelinus published Strabo’s De situ orbis, an ancient geographical text consisting of 17 books. A first edition of this work had been issued in Rome in 1469 by
One of the most learned scholar-printers in Venice was Aldus Manutius (1449–1515). He designed a Greek type font that, beginning about 1495, he used to print a series of texts by the ancient Greek masters. The Rakow Research Library has two of these original Aldine editions in its collection. One
One might say that the 16 th century scholar-printer Robert Estienne (1503-1559) inherited from Aldus Manutius the mantle of Greek printing. At the very least, he must have felt an affinity with Aldus based on his love for the ancient Greek writings and his desire to render them in modern
Rosenhain, Walter, 1875-1934. New York: Van Nostrand, 1908 (1912, 1915, 1916 prtgs.) TP857 Westminster series Special CorningDB Record Number 27971 Find This in the Library Location: Secured Stacks- Rare Books Call Number: TP857.R81 1908* Location: Secured Stacks Call Number: TP857.R81 Holdings
Marson, Percival. London, New York [etc.] Sir I. Pitman & sons, ltd.  TP857 Pitman's common commodities and industries Cage CorningDB Record Number 28090 Find This in the Library Location: Secured Stacks Call Number: TP857.M37 Location: Secured Stacks- Rare Books Call Number:
One of the most reliable sources of ancient Jewish history is Flavius Josephus (about 37–97 A.D.), a native of Jerusalem and a learned statesman who became a favorite of Roman emperors. His two chief works, De bello Judaico (The Jewish war) and De antiquitate Judaica (Jewish antiquities), are bound
Watch Alex Brand demonstrate for his Color Working Techniques course at The Studio. This course will present various color working techniques and teach stude...
Watch Mark Matthews demonstrate for his Graphic and Color Systems in Glass class at The Studio. This class will use colored rods, powders, frits, and techniq...
Corning Museum of Glass. Price, Richard W. Corning Museum of Glass notable acquisitions Corning, NY: Corning Museum of Glass, c2010- NK5102.C8 Cage CorningDB Record Number 9780872901780 (2009) 115964 Find This in the Library Location: Secured Stacks Call Number: NK5102.C8.C81n Location: Stacks
Child, Hamilton, b. 1836. Steuben County Directory, 1868-9 Syracuse: Child, 1868. F127.S8 Special CorningDB Record Number 119632 Find This in the Library Location: Secured Stacks- Rare Books Call Number: F127.S8.C53 * Location: Microforms Call Number: F-556 Description 267 p. (p. 1-2, -267
Deutsche Gewerbe-Ausstellung (1844: Berlin, Germany) Berlin: K. Reimarus 1845. T440 1844.E1 Special CorningDB Record Number 117338 Find This in the Library Location: Secured Stacks- Rare Books Call Number: T440 1844.E1.D48 * Description 5 pts. in 3; 23 cm. Notes This was the largest German
Stevens & Williams Ltd., Staffordshire, England. Stourbridge, England: Stevens & Williams, [1891-1896] Tableware: Stevens & Williams, Stourbridge, England. (F-158T) MicroTC CorningDB Record Number 55442 Find This in the Library Location: Microform / Trade Catalogs Call Number:
Consolidated Lamp and Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Lamps, glassware, plain and decorated opal shades, decorated and art colored lamps, novelties in colored glass Pittsburg [sic], Pa.: Consolidated Lamp and Glass Company,  (Pittsburgh, Pa.: Armar Lith Co., Limited) Consolidated Lamp and