The glass industry in South Boston /Joan E. Kaiser ; foreword by J. Garrison Stradling.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-245502

Description

ix, 267 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 32 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Glass manufacture History 19th century.
Glassware History 19th century.
Glassware Collectors and collecting.

Originator

Kaiser, Joan E.

Contents

Foreword / by J. Garrison Stradling -- Introduction -- 1. An overview, 1811-1896 -- Settling South Boston, 1630-1811 -- 3. South Boston's first furnaces : South Boston Crown Glass Works, South Boston Flint Glass Works, 1811-1847 -- 4. The glassworks of Thomas H. Cains : South Boston Flint Glass Works, Cains' Glass House, Phoenix Glass Works, 1812-1872 -- 5. Patrick F. Slane, America's forgotten glassmaker : a study of the American Glass Company, 1847-1857 -- 6. Deming Jarves and the Mount Washington Glass Works, c. 1840-1870 -- 7. Joshua Jenkins and the Suffolk Glass Company, 1850-1885 -- 8. Vasa Murrhina Art Glass Company : John Charles DeVoy, superintendant, 1883 -- 9. Common bottles and flasks -- 10. The window glass business -- 11. The Dillaway family, mold makers to the glass industry -- Acknowledgments -- Appendix A. Hawes and Hersey's Glassware Press -- Appendix B. Downer Kerosene Oil Company -- Appendix C. The Siemens regenerative gas furnace --Notes to text -- Notes to plates -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index.

Publication

Lebanon, N.H. : University Press of New England

Description

ix, 267 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 32 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Historic New England Honor Book, 2010.

ISBN

9781584658047 (hardcover)
1584658045 (hardcover)

Call Number

Coll. TP853.M4 K35 2009 c. 1
Stacks TP853.M4 K35 2009 c. 2

Places

Massachusetts Boston