Category Archives: Blown Glass

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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Check these T. W. Dyott bottles out!

Check these T. W. Dyott bottles out! 09 September 2013 It has really been just fantastic lately to see researchers, collectors and writers submit information for posting on Peachridge Glass. The last exchanges with Stephen Atkinson have been perfect examples. … Continue reading

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Henry Bolingers Maysville Glass-Works 1814-1825

Henry Bolingers Maysville Glass-Works 1814-1825 by Stephen Atkinson 08 September 2013 The Kentucky glass industry begins with a gentleman with a colorfull past named John Henry Bolinger (known as Henry). Henry was born in 1761 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. In … Continue reading

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The New York State Glass Factories

The New York State Glass Factories Preface of a Series | New Amsterdam by Stephen Atkinson 07 September 2013 Below is a 1640 map of New York City, known then as New Amsterdam. As you can see, the area was … Continue reading

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Manchester Display Photo Gallery

More pictures from the FOHBC 2013 National Antique Bottle Show in Manchester, New Hampshire. Display awards were announced this past Sunday afternoon near the conclusion of the show. Congratulations are in order to Michael George and his Stoddard Glass Factory exhibit … Continue reading

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Singing along at Dyottville Glass Works

For a number of reasons I have been searching through old Philadelphia directories searching for information. I couldn’t help but to get side tracked on Dyottville Glass Works again and in particular on a series of ‘rosy’ comments that paint … Continue reading

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2013 National Antique Bottle Show Seminars Announced

Manchester, NH Seminars Michael George, show chair and Rick Ciralli, seminar coordinator for the 2013 FOHBC National Antique Bottle Show in Manchester, New Hampshire just announced officially, an exciting line-up of seminars and presenters that will want to be added … Continue reading

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Charles Flint Glass Blowing Images

Charles Flint posted some really great pictures last week of early glass blowing techniques. I have nested these together and archived. Hope you enjoy. Thanks Charles! Read More: Boys in Glass Houses – Taking on the Mannerisms of Men Read More: Glass … Continue reading

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C. Brinckerhoff’s Health Restorative New York

I was pleased to see that you chose to use all of the photos relating to my John Moffat Phoenix Bitters. I sure would like to find the rare aqua one dollar or two dollar variant sometime. It certainly gives … Continue reading

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Pictures of the Week 12-16-12

This is the second weekly round-up of some really nice photography from various facebook and other glass sites. These pictures are amazing. It is so nice to see such great care with topic selection, composition and lighting. Well done to … Continue reading

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