Corning cutting shop (family) [electronic resource] / Corning Museum of Glass.

Title: 
Corning cutting shop (family) [electronic resource] / Corning Museum of Glass.
Publisher: 
Corning, N.Y. : Corning Museum of Glass, 2011.
Description: 
1 streaming video file (2 min.) : digital, sd., col.
Other Authors: 
Whitehouse, David, 1941-2013
Corning Museum of Glass.
Format of Material: 
Video
Bib ID: 
134369
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Location: 
Streaming Video
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No call number available
Notes: 
Title from resource description page.
Mode of access: internet.
The image of the cutting shop is most likely of T.G. Hawkes & Co. or J. Hoare & Co., both in Corning, NY.
The image of the cutting shop in this video is from the collection of the Rakow Library (see Bib no. 94033). An enlarged copy of this image is also represented in the galleries of The Corning Museum of Glass.
Narrator, David Whitehouse, former director, The Corning Museum of Glass.
In the cutting room, a steam-powered shaft drove belts that turned the metal or stone cutting wheels. A glasscutter holds the object against the rotating wheel, which is fed with an abrasive slurry.
Not commercially distributed.