All About Glass
All About Glass
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Glass in which the flux is boric oxide instead of alkali. The first %%borosilicate glass%% was created by Otto Schott in 1882. It has a low coefficient of expansion and therefore withstands sudden changes of temperature.
A glassworker’s tool in the form of a square wooden paddle with a handle. Battledores are used to smooth the bottoms of vessels and other objects.
play pause stop mute unmute max volume repeat repeat off Cro Magnon Man--> Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. 810 In Botanical Wonders: The Story of the Harvard Glass Flowers, The Corning Museum of Glass
Iden & Co., New York, NY, USA. New York: Iden & Co.,  Iden & Co. TCO CorningDB Record Number 120210 Description pl. 122-193: ill. (some col.); 27 x 34 cm. Notes Water damaged prior to CMGL acquisition. Front board detached from catalog, lacks spine and rear board. Notable
Glass Bottle Blowers Association of the United States and Canada. Wage scale and working rules adopted by the Glass Bottle Blowers' Association of the United States and Canada and the Glass Bottle and Vial Manufacturers' Association. Camden, N.J.: The Association, 1895-1902. HD4966.G52N8
Hennert, C. W. Binder's spine title: Kleins Naturs. d. Konig. Ungarn Berlin: Bey Friedrich Nicolat [ie Nicolai], Buchhändler unter der Stechbahn, 1778. DD901.R46 Special CorningDB Record Number 120254 Description 3 p. l., -94 p., 1 leaf, folded plate: map; 18 cm. Notes Notable acquisitions
Simms, Rupert, b. 1853. History of glass making and glass makers in Staffordshire Legend of the glass-house Wolverhampton: Whitehead Bros., 1894. TP854.E5 Special CorningDB Record Number 126269 Description 15 p.; 25 cm. Notes Signed "Fredk Carder, 1894". Section on Thomas and George
Gibson Gas Fixture Works, Inc., Philadelphia, PA, USA. Album no. 18: combination fixtures [S.l.]: William E. Yost, c1901. Gibson Gas Fixture Works, Inc. Album; no. 18 TCO CorningDB Record Number 120208 Description p. 601-762,  p.: ill. plates; 36 cm. Notes Original front board, lacks spine,
J.E. Caldwell & Co. Cut glass Philadelphia: J.E. Caldwell, [1880-1896?] NK5112.54 Special CorningDB Record Number 123783 Description 22 p.: ill.; 18 cm. Notes Patterns described and/or illustrated include Russian, strawberry diamond, hob-nail, fan and diamond, quarter diamond and star.
Automatic Glass Blowing Patents Syndicate, Ltd. Owens & Colburns' patent automatic glass blowing machine [West Bromwich: Automatic Glass Blowing Patents Syndicate, Ltd., 1901] (Birmingham: M. Billing, Son & Co.) TP859.5 SpecialTC CorningDB Record Number 126275 Description  leaves, 7
Daly, César, 1811-1893. Décorations intérieures empruntées a des édifices français, du commencement de la renaissance a la fin de Louis XVI (XVIe, XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles) Paris: C. Massin,  Nouv. éd. NA3549.A1 Jumbo CorningDB Record Number 124138 Description 2 v.: plates (some folded
Leslie, Frank, 1821-1880. Holiday book of pictures, stories and poems for little folks Frank Leslie's holiday book for children New York: Frank Leslie, c1881. PZ7 Special CorningDB Record Number 121221 Description 1 p.l., 288  p.: col. front., ill.; 26 cm. Notes "Something about glass
Central Glass Co. (Wheeling, W. Va.) Exclusive designs in deep etched ware of the old Central quality Wheeling, W.Va. Central Glass Works. [ca. 1905-10] Central Glass Co. (Wheeling, W. Va.) TC CorningDB Record Number 126674 Description  p.: entirely ill.; 24 x 31 cm. Notes Digitized by Boston
Cashmore & Co., Bristol, United Kingdom. Bristol: Cashmore & Co., 1904 (Briston, London: Mardons). Cashmore & Co., Bristol, United Kingdom. TC CorningDB Record Number 125236 Description 221 p.: ill. (some col.); 19 cm. Notes Pages 1-28 have damage in upper right hand corner, some of the
Hoppus, E. (Edward), d. 1739. Tables for measuring Practical measuring made easy, by a new set of tables Hoppus's measurer London: Simpkin, Marshall, & Co.: Hamilton & Co.: Dean & Son: Houlston & Sons: Kent & Co., [n.d., ca. 1900?] New ed., greatly improved. TH151 Special
United Green Glass Workers' Association of the United States and Canada. Price list adopted by the Glass Bottle Blowers' Association of the United States and Canada, for the blast of... (OCoLC)32882909 List of prices, blast of... [S. l.]: United Green Glass Workers' Association of
Trades' Publishing Agency. New York index New York index and Where to buy drugs, paints, oils, etc. New York: Trades' Pub. Agency,  Pocket ed. HF5068.N7 Special CorningDB Record Number 121310 Description 174 p.: ill.; 23 x 11 cm. Notes Glass-related entries throughout. Digitized by
Brill, Robert H. Corning Museum of Glass Research Program on medieval stained glasses  NK5308 Cage CorningDB Record Number 127906 Description  p.: ill.; 28 cm. Notes Digitized by Rakow staff in June 2012. Gift; Dr. Brill; 2012; 1000101279 Photocopy. Also available online in the Science
Brill, Robert H. Silk Road Art and Archaeology v. 2, (1991-92), pp. 129-136. Kamakura-shi, Japan: The Institute of Silk Road Studies, 1992. Robert H. Brill articles DVArticle CorningDB Record Number 127924 Description pp. 129-136: ill.; 28 cm. Notes Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in 2012.
Brill, Robert H. Corning, N.Y.: Corning Museum of Glass, 1965. QD139.G5 Cage CorningDB Record Number 127905 Description  leaves: ill.; 28 cm. Notes Digitized by Rakow staff in June 2012. Gift; Dr. Brill; 2012; 1000101277 Photocopy. Also available online in the Science Research database, full
Wilson, Frederick. 1858-1932. Frederick Wilson archive. Higgins Collection Archives CorningDB Record Number 127956 Description 2 boxes. Notes Archive. Materials collected by Jeffrey Rush Higgins relating to Frederick Wilson. Notable Acquisition 2011. Contents include: Scrapbook of images of stained
Karsten, Wenceslaus Johann Gustav, 1732-1787. Kenntniss der Natur Halle im Magdeburgschen, Rengerschen, 1783. Q157 Special CorningDB Record Number 128182 Description xxxx, 792 p., 4 fold. plates; 19 cm. Notes Burning glasses, lenses and mirrors: p. 131-132, plate II; use of glass balls and tubes in
Zimmermann & Co. Cincinnati: Daily Volksfreund Office, 1858. TP869 Special CorningDB Record Number 128078 Description 15 p.; 21 cm. Notes Insect damage to cover. Verso of p. 15 has pencilled notes; back cover has mathematical figuring and tallies in pencil. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in
Maseres, Francis, 1731-1824, ed. Babbage, Charles, 1791-1871. Gregory, James, 1638-1675. Optica promota. Descartes, René, 1596-1650. Dioptrice. Descartes, René, 1596-1650. Explicatio quatuor generum novarum ovalium opticae inservientium. Huygens, Christiaan, 1629-1695. Traité de la lumière.
T.B. Clark & Co., Honesdale, PA, USA. Honesdale, Pa.: T. B. Clark & Co.,  Clark, T.B., & Co. TC CorningDB Record Number 128341 Description 62 p.: ill.; 23 x 30 cm. Notes Notable acquisition 2012. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging April 2012. Ware includes mayonnaise bowls, sugars
Brill, Robert H. Glass Science in Art and Conservation, September 21-22, 2005, pp. 135-136. [Marinha Grande, Portugal: Fraunhofer Verlag; 2005]. Robert H. Brill articles DVArticle CorningDB Record Number 128014 Description pp. 135-136: ill.; 28 cm. Notes Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in 2012.
Fuchs, Georg, 1868-1949. Koch, Alex. (Alexander), 1860-1939. Newbery, Francis H. (Francis Henry), 1855-1946. Exposition internationale des arts décoratifs modernes à Turin 1902 Arts décoratifs modernes, Exposition de Turin 1902 Art décoratif moderne, Exposition de Turin 1902 Exposition de Turin
Tennent, N. H. Brill, Robert H. International Congress on Glass. Abstracts 21st 2007.  NK5107.2 Cage CorningDB Record Number 127971 Description  leaves: ill.; 28 cm. Notes Published in Abstracts, from the 21st International Congress on Glass (BIB 24746, TP845.I61a 21st 2007). Digitized by
Brill, Robert H. Glass Science in Art and Conservation, September 19-20, 2005, pp. 213-230. Caparica, Portugal: New University of Lisbon, Campus Caparica; 2005. Robert H. Brill articles DVArticle CorningDB Record Number 128012 Description pp. 83-87: ill.; 28 cm. Notes Digitized by Boston Photo
Brill, Robert H. Pongracz, Patricia C. International Congress on Glass (19th: 2001: Edinburgh, Scotland) XIX International Congress on Glass [electronic resource] v. 2 (July 1-6, 2001), p. 3. Edinburgh, Scotland: International Congress on Glass, 2001. DVArticle CorningDB Record Number 128009