All About Glass

All About Glass

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Lead Isotopes in Some Japanese and Chinese Glasses
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Brill, Robert H. others v. 11, 1979, pp. 87-109 Ars Orientalis AI9443 ill. Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. CitationDB A49A6588-D4C7-481C-974C-6598A1666408.pdf Glass

The Kenchreai opus sectile Glass Panels Revisited: A Comparison and Assessment of Previous Treatments.
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Koob, S. P. Brill, R. H. Thimme, D. London: The International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, 1996, pp. 105-110, ill. Archaeological Conservation and Its Consequences, AI1407 Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. Additional info: Preprints of

Ben tornato a Napoli
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Brill, Robert H. Summer 1984, pp. 1-2 The Corning Museum of Glass Newsletter AI12711 ill. Digitized by OCLC Digitization Services in 2008. Text-searchable.pdf created from digital file. Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. Corning restores damaged Venetian and "

Iron and Sulfur Related Colors in Ancient Glasses
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Schreurs, J. W. H. Brill, R. H v. 26, no. 2, 1984, pp. 199-209 Archaeometry 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

Laboratory Studies of Some European Artifacts Excavated on San Salvador Island
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Brill, Robert H. others Columbus and his World: Proceedings of the First San Salvador Conference, pp. 247-292. AI19047 Digitized by Backstage Library Works in 2010. Text-searchable.pdf created from digital file. P. 247-292 Used with permission; © Gerace Research Center. Also available online in the

A 'Weeping' Glass Bowl at the Ashmolean Museum
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Newton, Roy Brill, Robert H v. 27, 1985, pp. 93-96 Journal of Glass Studies AI15256 ill. Digitized by OCLC Digitization Services in 2008. Text-searchable.pdf created from digital file. Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. Reference list A: Glass research, in: Brill,

Lead Isotope Studies of Some of the Finds from the Serçe Liman Shipwreck
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Barnes, I. L. Brill, R. H. Deal, E. C. and Piercy, G. V Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1986, pp. 1-12 Proceedings of the 24th International Archaeometry Symposium AI18385 ill. Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. Additional info: Smithsonian Institution

État actuel de l'industrie française, ou coup d'oeil sur l'exposition de ses produits, dans les salles du Louvre, en 1819. / Par E. Jouy.
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Jouy, E. 28673 Paris: Chez l'Huillier, 1821. 221 p.; 23 cm. T799 1819 Glass: chapters 12, 17, 18. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011. Special CorningDB 3DF54CF9-948F-475F-80D9-0396CE69070D.pdf Exposition des produits de l'industrie française (1819: Paris, France) Manufactures

L'art en Alsace: exposition organisée / sous le patronage de la Société des Amis des Arts de Strasbourg.
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Société des Amis des Arts de Strasbourg. 31041 Strasbourg: Imp. Dernières Nouvelles, 1925. 39 p.: plans; 22 cm. T805 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011. From the collection of Frederick Carder. At head of title: Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes,

Moderne Entwürfe für Kunstverglasung und Glasmalerei.
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28301 Berlin: Fritz Toussaint, [ca.1914] 25 leaves of col. plates; 37 cm. NK5399 Title page has been changed from a printed "18" to a handwritten "25" farbige Tafeln. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in July 2010. Issued in portfolio. Color is added by hand. CageO CorningDB

Frederick Carder, his life and work.
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Corning Museum of Glass. Buechner, Thomas S. 30032 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Museum of Glass, 1952. 23 p.: ill.; 18 cm. NK5198.C3 Corning Museum of Glass exhibition, 1952. f-1033, 1 sheet; hard copy in library NK5198.C3.C81. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in June 2011. Text-searchable.pdf created

Visite à l'Exposition Universelle de Paris, en 1855... sous la direction de M. Tresca.
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Tresca, Henri Edouard, 1814-1885. 22571 Paris, L. Hachette, 1855. 785 p., [6] leaves of plates: [5] plans (1 fold.); 18 cm. Nouvelle éd (i.e. 2). T800 Glassware, Class 18: p. 654-664. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011. Special CorningDB 51227B3F-4505-4C46-B800-B31DA69184CA.pdf

Artisan reports on the Paris Universal Exhibition of 1878 / The Society of Arts.
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Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) 28824 London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1879. ix, 664 p.; 22 cm. T802 Includes: Table and fancy glass, by Joseph Leicester: p.109-156; Stained and painted glass, by Francis Kirchoff: p.157-164. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011.

The botanic garden: a poem, in two parts...: with philosophical notes.
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Darwin, Erasmus, 1731-1802. Blake, William, 1757-1827. Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress) DLC 20365 London: Printed for J. Johnson..., 1795. The 3rd ed. 2 v.: ill.; 29 cm. (4to) PR3396 "On glass unneal'd": p.206, pt. 1; Experiments with a glass tube in "Memnon

Muséum sacré: Description de l'église métropolitaine du diocèse d'Auch / dessinée par G. G. Lettu.
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Lettu, G. G. 32173 Paris: [s.n.], 1837 (Imp. et Fonderie Normales de Jules Didot l'Ainé) [35] β.: ill.; 54 cm. NK5349.A8 Plates misbound but complete. Sent to photography August 2012 (photography no. 1000058573). Added t-p: Collection complète des brillants vitraux de l'église

[Catalogue of blanks].
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Union Glass Company, Somerville, MA, USA. 29144 Union Glass Company, Somerville, Mass., manufacturers of hand made blanks Somerville, Mass.: Union Glass Company, [191-] [256] plates: entirely ill.; 28 x 40 cm. Cut glass: Union Glass Co., Somerville, MA, USA (F-279C) F-279C CMGL's c.1 was

Reports of the United States commissioners to the Universal exposition of 1889 at Paris / Pub. under direction of the secretary of state by authority of Congress...
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United States. Commission to the Paris Exposition (1889) 28732 Washington: Govt. Print. Off., 1891. 5 v.: ill.; 25 cm. T803 Vol. 3 includes lighthouses (p. 865-884), miners' lamps (p. 278-284). Vol. 3 digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in April 2012. Gift; Mrs. Paul Hollister; 2012; 1000121340

[Cut glass catalog].
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Krantz, Smith & Co., Inc., Honesdale, PA, USA. 39971 [Honesdale, Pa.: Krantz, Smith & Co., Inc., n.d., ca. 1904-1915] [20] leaves: ill.; 29 x 38 cm. Krantz, Smith & Co., Inc. Several pages stamped "F. B. Tinker, 806 Heyworth Building, Chicago". Tinker was a representative for

American beauty / Libbey Glass Company. Compiled and designed by MacManus-Kelly Co.
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Libbey Glass Company, Toledo, OH, USA. 28258 Toledo, Ohio: Libbey Glass Co., c1904 (Chicago: Binner-Wells Co.) 19 leaves: ill.; 23 cm. Cut glass: Libbey Glass Co., Toledo, OH, USA (F-1877C) F-1877C, 1 sheet. Filmed catalog from borrowed source. CMGL now owns. CMGL copy is disbound. Notable

Supplement to catalogue number fourteen.
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Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. 39965 Fine china, rich cut glass, supplement catalogue no. 14 New York: Higgins & Seiter, [n.d., 1905?] 16 p.: ill. l; 14 x 22 cm. Higgins & Seiter Missing p. 7-10. CMGL also has a LABAC reprint of p. 1-3, 6-9 (TP868.B85p). CMGL has cut glass section

Rapport sur les produits de l'industrie française: présenté, au nom du jury central, à S.E.M. le comte Corbière,... approuvé par S.S.M. le duc de Doudeauville / rédigé par M. le Vte Héricart de Thury, et par M. Migneron.
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Héricart de Thury, Louis-Etienne-François, vicomte, 1776-1854. Migneron, M. (Pierre-Henri) Exposition des produits de l'industrie française. Jury central (1823: Paris, France) 32180 Rapport du jury central sur les produits de l'industrie française Exposition de 1823 Paris: Imprimerie

Écrits pour l'art: floriculture, art décoratif, notices d'exposition (1844-1889)
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Gallé, Emile, 1846-1904. Exposition universelle de 1889 (Paris, France) 28062 Paris: Librairie Renouard, H. Laurens, 1908 [1907] 382 p.: port.; 19 cm. R-57 c.1, flooded, rebound. C. 2 digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011. "Liste de publications d'Émile Gallé": p. [373]

Musée du luminaire à l'Exposition Universelle de 1900 / par Henry-René d'Allemagne.
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Allemagne, Henry René d', 1863-1950. 28619 Historie du luminaire Paris: J. Schemit, 1900. 88 p., 22 β. of plates (2 col.): ill.; 33 cm. NK6196 Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2012. Cage CorningDB B1360933-155D-47F0-B44D-C9B4E23C52FF.pdf Exposition universelle internationale de 1900

Osservazioni istoriche sopra alcuni medaglioni antichi. All'altezza serenissima de Cosimo III, Granduca di Toscana.
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Buonarroti, Filippo, 1661-1733. 30255 Roma, Nella Stamparia di Domenico Antonio Ercole in Parione, 1698. 5 p.l., xxviii, 495, [1] p. illus., 30 pl. + 3 fold. plates. 28 cm. F-10176 Vellum binding, worm holes. From Ray Winfield Smith Collection, waterstained. Glass: p. xvi-xvii, 437, 495. Copy 1

1895-6 [catalog].
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Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. 39948 Fine china, rich cut glass, catalogue no. 6 New York: Higgins & Seiter, 1895. 190 p.: ill.; 15 x 22 cm. Higgins & Seiter Laid in: self-addressed envelope; 3 perforated order blanks are detached from the catalog Front cover has become detached

Catalog (no. 8): chemical, laboratory supply, physicians, druggists, photographers and watchmakers glassware.
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Cambridge Glass Company, Cambridge, OH, USA. 29634 Chemical, laboratory supply, physicians, druggists, photographers and watchmakers glassware Cambridge, Ohio: Cambridge Glass Company, [n.d., 1920?] 62 p.: ill.; 27 cm. Lab glass: Cambridge Glass Company, Cambridge, OH, USA. (F-40L) F-40L, 2 sheets.

Report of Commission appointed by the Secretary of Commerce to visit and report upon the International Exposition of Modern Decorative and Industrial Art in Paris, 1925 / Charles R. Richards, chairman, Henry Creange, Frank Graham Holmes.
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United States. Commission to the Paris Exposition, 1925. 22562 [s.l.: s.n.], [1925?] 103 p. 24 cm. T805 Frederick Carder and Charles J. Connick were members of this commission. Glass: p. 55-58; Stained glass, by C.J. Connick: p. 69-71. Water-stained. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011.

Clearcut illuminating glassware: a reflector for every service.
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Holophane Glass Company, Cleveland, OH, USA. General Electric Company. 30685 Cleveland, Ohio: Holophane Works, [1913] 78 p.: ill.; 20 x 28 cm. Holophane Glass Company F-7012LG Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in August 2010. Clearwater LG73. Trade catalog. Index, p. 76-78. "Holophane Works of

Glass mosaics of Burma: with photographs / by Harry L. Tilly.
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Tilly, Harry L. 29484 Rangoon, Burma: Superintendent, Goverment Printing Office, 1901. 12 p.: 13 plates; 37 cm. NA3850.B9 Original flooded, lacks binding. R-101E; hard copy in library NA3850.B9.T57 O *. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in July 2010. SpecialO CorningDB C966262F-475D-4EF2-9D96

Catalogue des produits de l'industrie Belge admis à l'exposition de 1847.
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31447 Bruxelles: D'Ad. Wahlen, 1847. 250 p.; 21 cm. 2. éd. T465 1847 Includes glassware and stained glass. Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011. Cover says 1. ed., 1847; t-p. says 2.ed., 1847. Includes index. Special CorningDB F732A951-335E-4353-AED5-9C2EDACD7888.pdf Exposition de

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