Category Archives: Blown Glass

FOHBC 2014 Lexington National | Saturday Morning Seminars

FOHBC 2014 Lexington National | Saturday Morning Seminars 09 August 2014 This group of pictures come from the Seminars that occurred on Saturday morning from 9:00 am until noon. There were three sets of paired seminars to give attendees a choice. All seemed to … Continue reading

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Looking at a Collection of Pattern Molded Flasks

Looking at a Collection of Pattern Molded Flasks 24 November 2013 While visiting with John Pastor and Liz Maxbauer in New Hudson, Michigan the other day, I was able to look at quite a few extraordinary bottles including Merchant’s Gargling … Continue reading

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Thomas Wriggins Stanger and John Marshall 1832-1839

Thomas Wriggins Stanger and John Marshall 1832-1839 Part 2 by Stephen Atkinson 13 October 2013 Part 1: Frederick Stanger and John Marshall 1831-1832 Part 3: The Isabella Glass Works of Thomas Stanger 1841 to 1856 Thomas Wriggins Stanger was born on … Continue reading

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Frederick Stanger and John Marshall 1831-1832

Frederick Stanger and John Marshall 1831-1832 Part 1 by Stephen Atkinson 12 October 2013 Part 2: Thomas Wriggins Stanger and John Marshall 1832-1839 Part 3: The Isabella Glass works of Thomas Stanger 1841 to 1856 In 1831, John Marshall purchased … Continue reading

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Hilltown Glass Works site in Bucks County, Pennsylvania 1753-1784

Hilltown Glass Works site in Bucks County, Pennsylvania 1753-1784 by Stephen Atkinson 04 October 2013 The land in Hilltown was mostly taken up by 1720, and was chiefly owned by James Logan, Jeremiah Langhorne, Henry Paxson, probably of Solebury, William Thomas, … Continue reading

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The United Glass Company located at Wistarburgh

The United Glass Company located at Wistarburgh PART 1 by Stephen Atkinson 24 September 2013 In 1739, the United Glass Company, located at Wistarburgh, was America’s first successful glass factory and the first cooperative manufacturing business venture in the Colonies. … Continue reading

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The Dowesburgh/Albany Glass House 1785-1815

The Dowesburgh | Albany Glass House 1785 – 1815 Part 4 of a Series by Stephen Atkinson 11 September 2013 Leaving the town of Albany, New York, heading west on Route 20, you will arrive in Guilderland, about six miles west … Continue reading

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Newburgh (Glass House Co.) 1751-1759

Newburgh  (Glass House Co.)  1751 – 1759 Part 1 of a Series by Stephen Atkinson 11 September 2013 The manufacture of glass was commenced in the village of New Windsor near present day Newburgh, 66 miles north of New York City, … Continue reading

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Glass House Farm (Glass House Co) 1758 – 1772

Glass House Farm  (Glass House Co) 1758 – 1772 Part 3 of a Series by Stephen Atkinson 10 September 2013 A farm that ran from Fitzroy Road to the Hudson River in what is now the West 30’s in New York City … Continue reading

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Brooklyn (Glass House Co.) 1754-1758

Brooklyn (Glass House Co.) 1754 – 1758 Part 2 of a Series by Stephen Atkinson 09 September 2013 A glass works was founded on what would become State Street in the present day Brooklyn, NYC in 1754 by the Glass … Continue reading

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