All About Glass

All About Glass

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The romance of glass-making: a sketch of the history of ornamental glass / by Walter Gandy.
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Gandy, Walter. 18931 London: S.W. Partridge, 1898. vi,160 p.: ill.; 19 cm. NK5104 A digital copy of this book was made by Google from the original in the collection of New York Public Library. CMGL has a copy of the digital file on CD-ROM (BIB 119644, TP859.I33). Cage CorningDB 26407F94-BAAC-4B08

Fabrica de cristal Juan Giralt Laporta.
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Juan Giralt Laporta (Firm), Cornella de Llobregat (Barcelona), Spain 53102 Botamenes para farmacias Barcelona: Juan Giralt Laporta (Firm), [ca. 1900] [46] leaves: chiefly col. ill.; 19 x 28 cm. Bottles: Laporta, Juan Giralt (Firm), Barcelona, Spain. (F-9589B) Trade catalog. Dated by vendor; date

Hawkes crystal: cut, engraved and embellished in gold, silver and enamel.
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T.G. Hawkes & Co., Corning, NY, USA. 56182 Corning, N.Y.: T. G. Hawkes & Co., c1917 (Cincinnati, Ohio: Procter & Collier Press) 39 p.: ill.; 16 x 18 cm. Cut glass: Hawkes, T.G., & Co., Corning, NY, USA (F-11431C) Table of contents, p. 38. "A little book picturing and describing

General catalogue.
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John B. Higbee Glass Co., Bridgeville, PA, USA, manufacturer. 52635 Also on cover: HIG: the mark of quality 64 numbered pages: illustrations; 24 x 32 cm Tableware: Higbee, John B., Glass Co., Bridgeville, PA, USA. (F-8974T) Cover title. Includes the following patterns: Colonial, Gala, Iris, and

Memorials in glass and stone.
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Tiffany Studios (New York, N.Y.) 53794 New York: Tiffany Studios, c1913. [61] p.: plates; 22 cm. Tiffany Studios, New York, NY, USA. (F-1531F) Cover title. "This brochure is published as an advertising medium of our ecclesiastical department; to convey in text and illustrations some idea of

[Cut glass sales catalog] / T.G. Hawkes & Co.
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T.G. Hawkes & Co., Corning, NY, USA, manufacturer. 53448 Grand prize Paris exposition 1889 approximately 171 leaves: entirely illustrated; 25 x 33 cm Cut glass: Hawkes, T.G., Corning, NY, USA (F-2219C) Entirely photographs of rich cut glass. Some leaves have illustrations on both sides. This

Annual report- The Corning Museum of Glass.
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Corning Museum of Glass. 0147-488X 28440 Corning Museum of Glass annual report Corning, N.Y.: Corning Museum of Glass. v.: ill.; 28 cm. 1976- NK5102.C8 Also available online. Library has 1976-to date. Reports for 1951-1975 were compiled, but not published. Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report

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

Frederick Carder: portrait of a glassmaker / Paul V. Gardner.
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Gardner, Paul Vickers, 1908- Corning Museum of Glass. Rockwell Museum. 0872901114 31168 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Museum of Glass; Rockwell Museum, 1985. 120 p.: ill. (chiefly col.); 28 cm. NK5198.C3 Issued in conjunction with a special exhibition at The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, N.Y., April

The Corning flood: museum under water / the Corning Museum of Glass; [editor, John H. Martin, associate editor, Charleen K. Edwards].
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Corning Museum of Glass. Martin, John H., 1922-2007. Edwards, Charleen K., 1927- Fischer, David J. 0872900630 28535 Corning, N.Y.: The Museum, c1977. 60, xi p.: ill.; 28 cm. GB1227.S7 Chapter V and VI by David J. Fischer. Bibliography: p. xi. Appendix I, II, and III scanned February 2012 and

On the process of decay in glass, and on the composition and texture of glass at different periods, and the history of its manufacture / by James Fowler.
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Fowler, James. Archaeologia v. 46 (1880). 25401 London: J. B. Nichols and sons, 1879. 98 p.: col. ill.; 29-31 cm. TP857 "From The Archaeologia vol. XLVI"--T.p. verso. CMGL c. 3 digitized by Boston Photo Imaging May 2012. CMGL c. 3: A family copy with notes, letters and clippings.

The illustrated London news.
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0019-2422 0019-2422 1350-9012 z 37162 London: William Little, 1842- v.: ill.; 30-43 cm. 2 no. a year, 1994- v. 1 (May 14, 1842)- Ceased with: Dec. 2003. AP4 Title from caption. Publisher varies. Latest isssue consulted: Dec. 2003. Vols. for <Jan. 3, 1948>-winter 1993 called also <v. 212,

Écrits pour l&#039;art: floriculture, art décoratif, notices d&#039;exposition (1844-1889)
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Gallé, Emile, 1846-1904, author artist Exposition universelle de 1889 (Paris, France) 28062 Paris: Librairie Renouard, H. Laurens, 1908 [c1907] 382 p.: port.; 19 cm. R-57 "Liste de publications d'Émile Gallé": p. [373]-382. C. 2 digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in May 2011. c.1,

Experimental glass blowing for boys / by Carleton J. Lynde; prepared under the direction of Alfred C. Gilbert.
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Lynde, Carleton J. A.C. Gilbert Company. 22149 Glass blowing Boy engineering New Haven, CT: A.C. Gilbert Co., 1909. 62 p.: ill.; 18 cm. TP859.2 Running title: Boy engineering: Glass blowing. Cover title: Glass blowing. Includes experiments using glass items. A digital copy of this book was made by

Recent advances in conservation: contributions to the IIC Rome Conference, 1961 / edited by G[erry] Thomson.
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International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works. Congress (1961: Rome) Thomson, Garry. 25734 Rome Conference London: Butterworths, 1963. xv, 224 p.: ill., 2 col. pl.; 29 cm. N8555 English or French. Includes bibliographies. P. 145-151: Reference list A: Glass studies, in:

English cameo glass in the Corning Museum of Glass / David Whitehouse.
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Whitehouse, David, 1941-2013. Corning Museum of Glass. 0872901343 35913 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Museum of Glass, c1994. 63 p.: ill. (some col.); 27 cm. NK5143 Includes bibliographical references (p. 58). Digitized by Boston Photo Imaging in June 2011. Text-searchable.pdf created from digital file.

Old English glasses: an account of glass drinking vessels in England, from early times to the end of the eighteenth century. With introductory notices, original documents, etc. / by Albert Hartshorne.
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Hartshorne, Albert, b. 1839. 27515 London: New York: E. Arnold, 1897. xxiii, 490 p., 67 plates (some col.): ill.; 36 cm. NK5143 Includes bibliographical references and index. c. 4 YKM Previously owned by the Wyatt family, descendants of Albert Hartshorne. CMGL c. 2 includes a clipping from Nation,

Glass manufacture / by Walter Rosenhain.
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Rosenhain, Walter, 1875-1934. 27971 New York: Van Nostrand, 1908 (1912, 1915, 1916 prtgs.) xvi, 264 p.: ill.; 22 cm. TP857 Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-255). 1908 edition reprinted: 1912, 1915, 1916. A digital copy of this book was made by/for Joseph Imler from the book in the

Glass 1959: a special exhibition of international contemporary glass.
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Corning Museum of Glass. 27614 Corning, N.Y.: Corning Museum of Glass, 1959. 329 p.: ill.; 23 cm. NK5198 Bibliography: p. 327-329. Corning Museum of Glass exhibition, 1959. Introductions by Axel von Saldern. Laid or bound in: Prices and list of major distributors. f-387, 6 sheets; hard copy in

Jeffrey Rush Higgins collection on Frederick Wilson, 1885-1990.
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Higgins, Jeffrey Rush. 127956 Frederick Wilson archive. 8 boxes. 1 flat file drawer. Organized into 3 series: Series I. Personal Papers, 1885-1990; Series II. Scrapbooks, circa 1892-1932; and Series III. Artwork, 1887-1930. Higgins Collection Archive. Series I. Personal Papers, 1885-1990, contains

Scrap book / [compiled by Frederick Wilson].
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Wilson, Frederick, 1858-1932. 127947 Scrapbook [between 1892-1932] 1 v. (152 p.): ill., photographs, plans; 41 cm. Higgins Collection, Box 2 Title from spine. This item is in the Jeffrey Rush Higgins collection on Frederick Wilson. See BIB 127956. Album has a manufacturer's label: Mark Twain&

Portfolio of sketches and paintings copyrighted Frederick Wilson.
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Wilson, Frederick, 1858-1932. Architect and engineer February 1929, p. 81-97. 128563 [San Francisco, Calif.: Architect and Engineer, 1929] p. 81-97: ill.; 30 cm. Higgins Collection Box 1, Folder: Portfolio of sketches and paintings copyrighted by Frederick Wilson This item is in the Jeffrey Rush

The Te Deum: the hymn and the window: a sermon preached in the First Presbyterian Church of Syracuse, N.Y., the thirtieth day of September, One Thousand Nine Hundred and Six / by Rev. George B. Spalding.
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Spalding, George B. 128566 [Syracuse, N.Y.: The Church, 1906] (Syracuse, N.Y.: Mason-Henry Press) [10] p., [1] plate: ill.; 26 cm. Higgins Collection Box 1, Folder: The Te Deum: the hymn and the window This item was originally in a scrapbook compiled by Frederick Wilson. See BIB 127947. This item

Pyrex: experts book on better cooking.
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Corning Glass Works. Bradley, Alice, 1875-1946. 129395 Experts book on better cooking Corning, N.Y.: Corning Glass Works, c1924. 28 p.: ill. (some col.); 23 cm. TX715 Cover title. Cook book with recipes prepared by Alice Bradley. This item is in the Dianne Williams collection on Pyrex. Dianne

New 8 piece Pyrex refrigerator and oven set [advertisement].
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Corning Glass Works. 139516 New eight piece Pyrex refrigerator and oven set 1 advertisement: color; 13 x 18 cm paper ink print double sided Advertisement features woman holding up steaming yellow Pyrex dish filled with deep dish apple pie. Additional images of Pyrex refrigerator and oven set dishes

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

A Small Glass Factory in Afghanistan.
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Brill, Robert H. Glass Art Society Journal, no. 1, 1979, pp. 26-27. AI62861 Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. CitationDB DB71CD47-0EFF-497A-9E78-D5F653AD9DE7.pdf Glass Art 1945- Location:  Periodicals Call Number:  PER NK5110.G23j Location:  Periodicals Call Number:

The Morphology of Weathering on Historical Glasses.
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Brill, Robert H. Rivista della Stazione Sperimentale del Vetro, v. 30, no. 6, Nov./Dec. 2000, pp. 7-8. AI51654 Lecture presented at the conference "The Surface: A Bug in New and Old Glasses-- GS 2000," Venice, Italy, November 6-9, 2000. Also available online in the Science Research

The Early Days of Chemical Analysis at The Corning Museum of Glass.
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Brill, Robert H. Glass News, no. 23 (Jan. 2008), pp. 7-8. 1362-5195 AI75253 Association for the History of Glass Ltd. Also available online in the Science Research database, full text. Digitized by Rakow staff in June 2012. CitationDB 5DDC7CC9-9053-45C5-9BAD-0453C3166467.pdf Glass History Location:

Leopold Blaschka and Rudolf Blaschka: Drawings for Glass Models of Marine Invertebrates
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Although many people have either heard about or visited the Harvard collection of glass flowers, few are familiar with their creators, the father and son model makers, Leopold (1822-1895) and Rudolf (1857-1939) Blaschka. Fewer still know about the Blaschkas’ models of soft-bodied undersea creatures

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