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.

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Uncut Crown of Glass (Family App)
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One traditional way of making flat glass was to open a bubble of molten glass as if to make a bowl. Using centrifugal force, the glassblower would spin the heated bowl and it would open into a flat disk.

Side Arm Press (Family App)
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The mass production of glass began in the 1820s, when the side-arm press was introduced. Using a press and a mold, two men could make about 100 glasses in an hour. Gift of Debra Ortello in loving memory of her husband, Vincent Ortello.

Trick Goblet (Family App)
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When you try to fill this glass with liquid, some of the tubes and bulbs remain empty. If you try to drink from the glass, the air in the tubes makes the liquid gush out when you least expect it.

Hilton Innerland (Family App)
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Scottish artist Eric Hilton designed Innerland and master engravers at Steuben Glass translated Hilton's dream into tangible form. Wherever you look, you will find a different inner land.

Musler Cityscape (Family App)
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Artist Jay Musler took a hemisphere of industrially produced Pyrex, cut the rim in the form of an urban skyline (think of the skyscrapers of Manhattan), sandblasted it, and airbrushed it with oil paint.

Business gifts.
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Steuben Glass LLC, Corning, NY, USA. 127286 The clear choice Corning, N.Y.: Steuben Glass LLC, 2011. 51 p.: col. ill.; 24 cm. Steuben Glass LLC Cover title. Index, p. 50-51. Order information at end. Gift; Corning Inc.; 2013; 1000134680; 1000134679 Digitized by Boston Photo January 2014. Steuben

Steuben sequece collections.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 101743 Sequence collections Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, 1993. 1 folded brochure (4 panels): col. ill.; (folded) 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. "Introducing the Sequence Collections, a new series of sophisticated

Summer lights.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 104332 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Inc., c2008. 37, [4] p.: col. ill.; 20 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. "Beacon of Light" by Eric Hilton, 2006 on cover. Order form bound between pages 20 and 21. Gift; Corning Inc.; 2013; 1000134725

'Tis the season.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 100864 Tis the season Corning, N.Y.: Corning Inc., 2007. 40 p.: col. ill.; 20 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Five penguins featured on cover. Includes ornaments for the holiday season. "Vintage Steuben: now available for purchase is a rare

Springtime pleasures.
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Steuben Glass LLC, Corning, NY, USA. 110576 Rye, N.Y.: Steuben Glass LLC, 2009. 38, [3] p.: ill. (some col.); 20 cm. Steuben Glass LLC Order form bound between p. 20 and 21. "Convex Bowl" and "Concave Bowl" by Ted Muehling on cover. Includes vases, decanters, gifts for baby,

Spring gift collection 2000.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 66060 Reason to celebrate Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, c2000. 44 p.: col. ill.; 22 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. "Mint bowl," David Dowler, 2000 featured on p. [1] of cover. Includes order form, business reply

Asian artists in crystal: designs by contemporary Asian artists engraved on Steuben crystal. Exhibited at National Gallery of Art, Washington [and] the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1956.
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Steuben Glass, inc. National Gallery of Art (U.S.) Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) 67720 New York: Steuben Glass, 1956. xiv, 83 p. ill.; 24 cm. NK5112.9.S7 A copy of this item was received with the Steuben Archive. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. Additional editions

New sculpture by Peter Aldridge: Steuben Glass.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. 71859 [New York: Steuben Glass, 1981] [24] p.: ill. (some col.); 26 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. Photography by Robert Moore. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. CMGL c. 4 in Steuben archives is accompanied by Steuben internal memo dated

About Steuben.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 65356 About Steuben glass New York, N.Y.: Steuben Glass, [1984?] 22 p.: ill. (some col.); 19 cm. Steuben Publications Box 19 Cover title. Cover shows a detail view of the Gazelle Bowl. Steuben has issued various editions of this publication, with differing covers and contents.

Steuben 1991 [catalog].
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 71416 [New York: Corning, c1990] 96 p.: ill. (some col.); 19 x 25 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Spine title. Includes index. Gift; Corning Inc. 2013; 1000135214 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. For "Price revisions to the

The Sequence collections.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 65083 Steuben Sequence collections: Fall 1994 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, c1994. 16 p.: col. ill.; 15 x 22 cm. Unable to delete "Steuben is pleased to introduce the Sequence Collections, sophisticated home accessories

English & Irish antique glass from the collection of Steuben glass.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 66034 English and Irish antique glass from the collection of Steuben glass. [New York: Steuben Glass, inc., 1943?] 23 p.: ill.; 18 cm. Steuben Archives Cover title. This differs from: English and Irish antique glass: Steuben collection. A copy of this item was received with the

Donald Pollard: masterworks in crystal, Steuben Glass.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. 71856 Masterworks in crystal [New York: Steuben Glass, 1982] 22 p.: ill. (some col.); 26 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. Price list dated September 1982 inserted. Gift; Corning Inc. 2013; 1000134387 A copy of this item was received with the Steuben

The art of Steuben. Volume IV / [written by Chloe Zerwick; designed by Mary Lou Littrell; photographed by Robert Moore].
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Zerwick, Chloe. 71442 Art of Steuben. Volume 4 New York: Steuben Glass, 1987. 79 p.: col. ill.; 26 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Price list inserted. Published in a limited edition by Steuben Glass. Includes list of public collections and biographies of the artists

Chinese pavilion / by Steuben Glass.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 0911442073 64434 New York: Steuben, 1975. Special commemorative ed. of 1500 copies. 29 p.: ill. (some col.); 33 cm. NK5112.9.S7 Designed by Donald Pollard; engraving design by Alelxander Seidel; engraved by Roland Erlacher; goldwork by Louis Feron. A copy of this item was

The collection of designs in glass by twenty-seven contemporary artists.
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Steuben Glass, inc. 65354 Half-title: Twenty-seven contemporary artists Designs in glass by twenty-seven contemporary artists. New York City, Steuben Glass, inc. [1940] 7 p. β., [58] p. incl. 27 pl.; 22 cm. Steuben Archives Box 9. Biographical sketch of artist on verso facing each plate. "Of

Steuben Glass: spring-summer 1969.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Glass Works. 71254 Also known as: Special catalog for spring-summer 1969 Spring-summer 1969 Corning, N.Y.: Steuben Glass, 1969. 27, [1] p.: col. ill.; 20 x 23 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. "Spring-Summer 1969"--P. [28]. Accompanied by

Catalogue of gifts.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Glass Works. 71306 Steuben Glass catalogue of gifts Steuben glass: Spring 1977 [New York: Steuben Glass, 1977] 63 p.: ill. (some col.); 17 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. "Spring 1977"--P. [64]. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. CMGL c.

1995 corporate gifts.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 71412 Mark of achievement made in America Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, c1995. 16 p.: col. ill.; 28 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover titlte. "Steuben is extremely proud to have been chosen to make the Malcolm Baldrige National

The romance of the rose.
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Steuben Glass, inc. Guillaume, de Lorris, fl. 1230. Roman de la Rose. English & French. Selections. 1977. 091144209X 64432 New York: Steuben Glass, [1977] Special commemorative ed. of 1500 copies. 29 p.: ill. (some col.); 33 cm. NK5112.9.S7 Consists of reproductions of designs for Steuben glass

At home with Steuben.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 71386 At home [New York: Steuben Glass, 1991] 35 p.: col. ill.; 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. "Starlight Cluster" by David Dowler featured on p. [1] of cover. Gift; Corning Inc. 2013; 1000135216 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging

Steuben 1990 [catalog]
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. 65304 New York: Steuben Glass, [1990] 117, [3] p.: col. ill.; 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Spine title. Index at end. "Heritage cut vase" by John M. Gates illustrated on cover. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. CMGL c. 1 accompanied by

Steuben, a commitment to excellence: distinctive corporate gifts.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 71390 Distinctive corporate gifts Corporate gifts [New York: Steuben Glass, 1991] 31 p.: col. ill.; 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. Identical to "Steuben, the gift of quality: distinctive corporate gifts," except for

Steuben: summer 1992.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 71404 Summer 1992 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, [1992] 32 p.: ill. (some col.); 15 x 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. Same as the Collections 1992 catalog (Bib 71403), except for the cover

Steuben: Spring 1992.
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Steuben Glass, inc., Corning, NY, USA. Corning Incorporated. 71405 Spring 1992 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Incorporated, c1992. 32 p.: ill. (some col.); 19 cm. Steuben Glass, inc. Cover title. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging January 2014. Steuben archive. Publications TC CorningDB 1228DB75-737D-4320

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