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Glass-Making in England


  • Date Published: July 2014
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107689664

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  • Originally published in 1923, this book examines the history of glass-making in England from its origins in Imperial Roman techniques to the end of WWI. The text is richly illustrated with drawings and photographs of examples of glass and glass-making techniques though history. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of this decorative and practical art.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: July 2014
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107689664
    • length: 200 pages
    • dimensions: 280 x 210 x 11 mm
    • weight: 0.46kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Roman glass in England
    2. Glass-making in England
    3. Contemporary records of glass-making in England, 1567–1700
    4. English drinking glasses
    5. Old English bottles and flint glass decanters
    6. Old London glass-houses
    7. Provincial glass-houses
    8. Coloured glass
    9. Cast plate-glass
    10. Flint-glass
    11. Cut-glass
    12. The excise period
    13. The international exhibitions of 1851 and 1862
    14. Extracts from the notes of a flint-glass works manager from 1875–1915
    15. Glass-making during the war, 1914–18

  • Author

    Harry J. Powell

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