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New England glass and glassmaking

by Wilson, Kenneth M.

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Published by Crowell in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Glassware -- New England

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Kenneth M. Wilson.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination401 p.
    Number of Pages401
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23253434M
    ISBN 100690580754

    From hot glassworking, to flameworking, to fusing, to sandblasting—you and your family can do just about anything with glass, with the help of our experienced glassworkers. Opportunities exist for all ages. No experience is necessary. These short experiences are 20 to 40 minutes in length, depending on the Make Your Own Glass project. The New England Glass Company. The Neyv England Glass Company (NEGC), also referred to simply as “Cambridge Glass,” came into being in It grew out of the purchase at public auction of two Cambridge firms: the Boston Porcelain & Glass Company and Emmet, Fisher & Flowers.

    New England Glass Books. New England glass and glassmaking Author: Kenneth M Wilson; The Art of the Paperweight: The Boston & Sandwich and New England Glass Companies (Hardcover) Author: John D. Hawley; Buy New: $ The New England Glass Company, The Glass of New England studying the local methods of glass making. In the beginning, the NEGC had two furnaces, twelve pots & a cutting department with 24 cutting mills. The shop was an immediate success. During , workers produced ten tons of glassware weekly, a great deal of which was cut and sent to Boston for sale.

    But long before the city gained the nickname "The Steel City," it was recognized as a major center for glassmaking. One of the earliest industries in Pittsburgh, the first glassworks was established in by an independent curator and author of some 50 scholarly articles and books dealing with early American glass. and the New England. Reminiscenses of Glass-Making - by Deming Jarves. Fascinating book by the man who originated so-called "Flint Glass". New England Glass and Glassmaking - by Kenneth M Wilson. Blowpipes: Northwest Ohio Glassmaking in the Gas Boom of the 's - by Jack K. Paquette. On Divers Arts: The Foremost Medieval Treatise on Painting, Glassmaking, and.


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New England glass and glassmaking by Wilson, Kenneth M. Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is unusually thorough and could be considered the bible for New England glass making. The author, "Mr. Glass" delves into all the important glass companies in this region. I learned more about the two famous industries in South Boston and was able to trace developments in Connecticut.5/5(1).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wilson, Kenneth M. New England glass and glassmaking. New York, Crowell [©] (OCoLC) Document Type.

New England Glass & Glassmaking Kenneth M. Wilson. The Corning Museum of Glass. An Old Sturbridge Village Book. Illustrations. First Edition. Hardbound - Black Cloth/White Lettering.

Item Description: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, N.Y., Book Condition: Good/Lightly Bumped/Rubbed. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair/Clipped. Small Tears to Upper EdgeSeller Rating: % positive. New England Glass and Glassmaking. New York: Crowell.

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New England Glass and Glassmaking. New. New England glass and glassmaking Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. New York Donor Book Drive External-identifier urn:oclc:record Foldoutcount 0 Identifier newenglandglassg00wils Identifier-ark ark://t9w Invoice Isbn Pages: This book is unusually thorough and could be considered the bible for New England glass making.

The author, "Mr. Glass" delves into all the New England glass and glassmaking book glass companies in this region. I learned more about the two famous industries in South Boston and was able to trace developments in Connecticut. Evidence for early glassmaking in the United States has been found of glassmaking at the English settlement on Jamestown Island, some glass window panes were made there aftermost of the windows had been shipped from England.

The glassmaking business in the United States started when eight Germans (known as "Dutchmen") and Poles arrived as part of the Second supply. The history of glass-making dates back to at least 3, BC in Mesopotamia, however some claim they may have been producing copies of glass objects from Egypt.

Other archaeological evidence suggests that the first true glass was made in coastal north Syria, Mesopotamia or Egypt. The earliest known glass objects, of the mid 2, BC, were beads, perhaps initially created as the accidental by.

This is an unusual color for a New England style "Pitkin" as most were blown in darker shades of green and sometimes amber, e.g., olive green, olive amber (Noordsy ). Not all Pitkin style flasks were made by the New England glass factories. Many were made by. ByWilliam Gillinder had published a book on glassmaking, titled The Art of Glassmaking, which he had reprinted in He was elected Central Secretary of the National Flint Glass Makers Friendly Society of Great Britain and Ireland in Information about the book New England Glass and Glassblowers with image references.

NEGG. Rev.(corrections) Link. Return to Sitemap. The purpose of this page is collect images scanned from New England Glass and Glassmaking Kenneth M. Wilson, Thomas l, NY copyrightWr. Although his friend’s cut-glass industry failed during the first half of the s, the Houghtons built the hot-glass factory into a Fortune company over five generations.

Thomas P. Dimitroff traces the history of the Houghton family, glass making in the United States, and life in Corning, New York, in this scholarly book. New England Glass & Mirror Co. 31 Connecticut Avenue Norwich, CT Phone: () Fax: () E-Mail: [email protected] HOURS: Monday - Friday AM - PM Saturday & Sunday CLOSED.

simple glass vessels were manufactured, and this facility did not survive the Indian massacre of Failed attempts to establish glass factories are recorded in New England (), New Amsterdam (), and Philadelphia (). As elsewhere-beginning with.

This book is the first comprehensive survey of the English glassmaking industry. This studies the nature and development of the glass industry in England, from its earliest origins with the arrival of the Roman Army until the beginning of the nineteenth century when new Reviews: 1.

New England glass and glassmaking / Kenneth M. Wilson. More Info. Warning message Important Note. The Corning Museum of Glass remains temporarily closed. We are making plans to reopen when our region enters NYS Forward Phase Four.

Watch for updates about our enhanced safety protocols and about booking your visit. Old Sturbridge Village book. The New England Glass Co.

followed, almost three decades later, primarily making tableware – although it produced a few figural flasks embossed with its initials. The third factory – the New-England Glass-Bottle Co. – was created by one of the founders of the New England Glass Co.

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Librivox Free Audiobook. Deejay Wit3k's Podcast INDIRECTO MUSIC James: Full text of "The New England Glass Company, ". History behind the Glass: With the opportunity to prosper in the New World, colonists needed to produce profitable goods.

After all, the New World was abundant with raw materials needed for glassmaking: sand, wood, and ashes. [1] In England, glass was in high demand; however, the country lacked the appropriate resources to create glass. (–) at the new England Glass Company in East Cambridge, Massachusetts, was patented in Amen glass: A rare type of English wineglass with a drawn stem.

The bowl is decorated by diamond-point engraving with verses from the Jacobite hymn followed by the word “Amen,” and with emblems associated with the Jacobite uprising of   Glassmaking in America began at Jamestown, Virginia inwhere a glass factory was operating just a little more than a year after the first colonists arrived from England.

The "tryal of glasse" sent back to England that year was not only the first glass made by Englishmen in the New World, but was also their first factory-made product.The earliest known man made glass are date back to around BC, with finds in Egypt and Eastern Mesopotamia.

Discovery of glassblowing around 1st century BC was a major breakthrough in glass making. Invention of Glass. Glass was first made in the ancient world, but little is known about man’s first efforts to make glass.