All About Glass

All About Glass

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Studio Demonstration: Lino Tagliapietra (Demo One)
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Many American studio glass artists turned to the traditional glassworking centers of Venice, central Europe, and Scandinavia for inspiration and knowledge. Lino Tagliapietra, the highly influential Italian maestro and teacher, provided a special glassblowing demonstration for the Museum's

Studio Demonstration: Lino Tagliapietra (Demo Two)
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Many American studio glass artists turned to the traditional glassworking centers of Venice, central Europe, and Scandinavia for inspiration and knowledge. Lino Tagliapietra, the highly influential Italian maestro and teacher, provided a special glassblowing demonstration for the Museum's

Glass Conservation: The Blaschka Marine Invertebrate Glass Models
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Hear from Chief Conservator Stephen Koob and Associate Conservator Astrid van Giffen on the work and care for objects leading up to the exhibition Fragile Legacy: The Marine Invertebrate Glass Models of Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka http://www.cmog.org/blaschka Learn more about the Conservation

Lens Making in the 1600s
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Three centuries ago, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek made hundreds of simple microscopes. He experimented with at least three methods to make their tiny lenses but kept his techniques secret. Based on scholarly research, this video made by The Corning Museum of Glass demonstrates how van Leeuwenhoek might

Fragile Legacy
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From their first commission for glass marine invertebrate models in 1863, to their later production of glass flowers for Harvard University’s well-known Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, Leopold Blaschka (1822 – 1895) and his son Rudolf (1857 – 1939) masterfully captured in glass

SPACE: Real and Imagined | Tom Patti: Behind the Glass
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In his Behind the Glass lecture, SPACE: Real and Imagined, Tom Patti, who recently completed a Specialty Glass Residency in Corning, discusses his life and projects, including work created during his residency. Patti is the second artist to have completed this residency program, which is offered to

60 Years- Architectural Changes
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The campus of The Corning Museum of Glass is a collection of modern glass architecture, influenced by three generations of architects, each with the goal of creating a fluid space and incorporating glass wherever possible. This video features Laurie Hawkinson, architect.

Chemical Analyses of Some Glasses from Frattesina
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Brill, Robert H. Journal of Glass Studies v. 34, 1992, pp. 11-22 AI30146 ill. Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-69 10th-9th-c. B.C. bead and slab samples from Veneto site Also available online in the Science Research database, full text.

Ben tornato a Napoli
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Brill, Robert H. The Corning Museum of Glass Newsletter Summer 1984, pp. 1-2 AI12711 ill. Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-42 Corning restores damaged Venetian and "façon de Venise" glasses from two Naples museums Also available

Iron and Sulfur Related Colors in Ancient Glasses
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Schreurs, J. W. H. Brill, R. H Archaeometry v. 26, no. 2, 1984, pp. 199-209 AI13332 Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. Also available online in the Science Research database. CitationDB 55FC4B02-74FE-44FE-90B4-455F8D012F8A.pdf Glass Location:  Periodicals Call Number

An Inlaid Glass Plate in Athens.
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Brill, Robert H. Journal of Glass Studies, v. 4, 1962, pp. 37-47, ill. AI58058 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-4 Also available online in the Science Research

Chemical Analyses of Amelung Glasses: Introduction.
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Brill, Robert H. Journal of Glass Studies, v. 18 (1976), pp. 216-218. AI75479 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-35 First part of the article "Chemical

Jury Statements.
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Buechner, Thomas S. and others. New Glass Review, v. 13 (1992), pp. 4-8. 0275-469X AI85476 Essays by Thomas S. Buechner, Susanne K. Frantz, Douglas Heller, and Paul and Elmerina Parkman. In English and German. Susanne K. Frantz mentions the following objects in Jury Statement: 107594 p. 5 Machat,

Jury Statements.
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Buechner, Thomas S. and others. New Glass Review, v. 18 (1997), pp. 4-9. 0275-469X AI85481 Essays by Thomas S. Buechner, Geoffrey Edwards, Susanne K. Frantz, and Kiki Smith. In English and German. Thomas S. Buechner mentions the following object in Jury Statement: 118905 p. 5 Oguchi, 71-- 118479 p.

Interlaboratory Comparison Experiments on the Analysis of Ancient Glass.
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Brill, Robert H. International Congress on Glass, Comptes Rendus, II, 1965, pp. 1-4, ill. AI84720 Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. CitationDB D1DF8D3B-6B99-433E-B20E-F64D10D8D917.pdf Technology

Jury Statements.
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Buechner, Thomas S. and others. New Glass Review, v. 21 (2000), pp. 4-12. 0275-469X AI85484 Essays by Thomas S. Buechner, Mary Douglas, Derek Ostergard, and Michael Taylor. In English and German. Mary Douglas mentions the following objects in Jury Statement: 124311 p. 6 Day and Peretti, 25-- 124519

The Scientific Investigation of Ancient Glasses.
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Brill, Robert H. Eighth International Congress on Glass-1968, London Society of Glass Technology, 1969, pp. 47-68, ill. AI83259 Abstracts of paper presented to the Eighth International Congress on Glass, London,1968. Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. CitationDB

Appendix IV: Lead-Isotope Studies of the Bronze Horse from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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Brill, Robert H. Barnes, I. Lynus. Murphy, Thomas J. Journal of the American Institute for Conservation, v. 21, no. 1 (Fall 1981), pp. 32-39, ill. 0197-1360 AI87461 Appendix to the article "Technical Examination of the Classical Bronze Horse from the Metropolitan Museum of Art" by Kate C.

Chemical Analyses of Some Stained Glass Windows in Leon Cathedral
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Brill, R. H. Weintraub, S. XVI Congreso Internacional del Vidrio Madrid: the congress, 1992, v. 7: Archaeometry, pp. 143-148 AI32612 Additional info: Madrid, Spain, 1992 Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. Also available online in the Science Research database.

A Note on Lead-Isotope Analyses of Faience Beads from China
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Brill, Robert H. Vocke, Robert D., Jr. Wang Shixiong Zhang Fukang Journal of Glass Studies v. 33, 1991, pp. 116-118 AI27385 ill. Reference list E: Corning Museum of Glass publications, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, C-17 Also available online in the Science Research

Chemical Analyses of Some Glasses from Salona.
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Brill, Robert H. Excavations at Salona, Yugoslavia (1969-1972). Noyes Press: Park Ridge, N.J., 1975, pp. 176-180, ill. AI73277 Additional info: Christoph Clairmont Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. CitationDB 55CEDAC0-8B94-4436-A171-B6B8F84804D6.pdf Technology

The Use of Equilibrated Silica Gel for the Protection of Glass with Incipient Crizzling.
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Brill, Robert H. Journal of Glass Studies, no. 20, 1978, pp. 100-118, ill. AI61573 Digital version linked to "All About Glass" section on CMoG website. The Corning Museum of Glass Reference list B: Conservation, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, B-6 Also available

Some Chemical Observations on the Cuneiform Glassmaking Texts.
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Brill, Robert H. Annales du 5e Congrès de l'Association Internationale pour l'Histoire du Verre, Liège: Edition du Secrétariat Général, 1972, pp. 329-335, ill. AI79229 Book Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, A-27 Also available

Crizzling--- A Problem in Glass Conservation.
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Brill, Robert H. Conservation in Archaeology and the Applied Arts, 1975, pp. 121-134, ill. AI73230 Stockholm Congress, I.I.C. Reference list B: Conservation, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, B-4 Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. Digitized by

Jury Statements.
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Berwick, Rachel and others. New Glass Review, v. 30 (2009), pp. 67-76, ill. 0275-469X AI77604 Essays by Rachel Berwick, Mieke Groot, Dante Marioni, and Tina Oldknow. Rachel Berwick mentions the following objects in Jury Statement: 116605 p. 67 Srinivasan, 81-- 116181 p. 67 Arday, 3-- 116479 p. 67

Jury Statements.
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Buechner, Thomas S. and others. New Glass Review, v. 6 (1985), pp. 4-8. 0275-469X AI85469 Essays by Thomas S. Buechner, David Revere McFadden, Thomas Patti, and Helmut Ricke. In English and German. David Revere McFadden mentions the following object in Jury Statement: 102162 p. 6. Watanabe, 94.

Jury Statements.
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Buechner, Thomas S. Moran, Lisa. Zámečníková, Dana. New Glass Review, v. 20 (1999), pp. 4-8, ill. 0275-469X AI85483 Essays by Thomas S. Buechner, Lois Moran, and Dana Zámečníková. In English and German. Thomas S. Buechner mentions the following objects in Jury Statement: 124735 p. 4 Boux,

Jury Statements.
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Buechner, Thomas S. and others. New Glass Review, v. 14 (1993), pp. 4-10. 0275-469X AI85477 Essays by Thomas S. Buechner, Susanne K. Frantz, Paul J. Smith, Erwin Eisch, and Gretel Eisch. In English and German. Susanne K. Frantz mentions the following objects in Jury Statement: 108923 p. 6 Skibska,

Lead Isotope Studies of Early Chinese Glasses.
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Barnes, I. L. Brill, Robert H. Deal, E. C. Zhongguo gu bo li yan jiu: 1984 nian Beijing guo ji bo li xue shu tao lun hui lun wen ji, Beijing: Zhongguo jian zhu gong ye chu ban she: Xin hua shu dian Beijing fa xing suo fa xing, 1986, pp. 36-46, ill. AI87466 Book Robert H. Brill and John H. Martin,

Lead Isotopes in Ancient Coins.
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Brill, Robert H. Shields, William R. Methods of Chemical and Metallurgical Investigation of Ancient Coinage, no. 8 (1972), pp. 279-303, ill. AI81204 Offprint Reference list E: Corning Museum of Glass publications, in: Brill, Robert H. Chemical analyses of early glasses, C-7 Includes comparisons

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