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When Glass Was Made By Hand: A historical overview of American glassmaking in the 1880s (Paperback)

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By 1889, the American glass industry was well established. With domestic factories producing everything from bottles to tableware, window glass, mirrors and more, America was no longer reliant on European manufacturers for the glass products needed in homes and everyday commerce. But despite innovations in furnace design and a gradual changeover to cleaner burning fuel (gas vs. coal), much of the work was still performed by hand. This short book, illustrated with 20 vintage black & white engravings and line drawings, will take you back in time to present a "contemporary" view of several facets of the glass industries operating in 1889 America. Find out just what went into the creation of window glass, one pane at a time. Learn how bottles and glassware were formed before the age of mechanization. And get a short glimpse into a time before child labor laws existed.
Product Details
ISBN: 9798639924835
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: May 7th, 2020
Pages: 48
Language: English