Category Archives: Windows

Forbes Visit, off the Pacific Coast of Big Sur

Forbes Visit, off the Pacific Coast of Big Sur Light, Reflection & Shadow 11 April 2014 My last hurrah and setting sun from my magnificent and recent west coast bottle trip was saved for last when I visited my good … Continue reading

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Beneath Lincoln’s ass they used to load a lot of glass.

Beneath Lincoln’s ass they used to load a lot of Glass Washington City Glass Works – ‘Old Glass House’ by Stephen Atkinson 14 March 2014 Unknown to most Washingtonians and other Americans, and particularity we few in the glass collecting … 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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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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Different bottles same color, same bottles different colors

Different bottles same color, same bottles different colors… Steve Mello 05 September 2013 More: Steve Mello with a Window Shade and Bottles

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Great Window Shots dominating the news

As some of you know, here at Peachridge, we put our bottles in windows down here in southeast Texas as available wall space and basements are few and far between. Natural light can bring out the strongest characteristics of a … Continue reading

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Some Nice Congress & Empire Spring Bottles – Shags to Riches

SHAGS TO RICHES (not by far) When Elizabeth and I first moved into the long vacant house on property we now affectionately call Peach Ridge, it had shag carpet (see above), an old decrepit boat in the garage and had … Continue reading

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Grocery Stores from Yesteryear

H I S T O R I C A L   P H O T O G R A P H S There have been a number of historical photograph galleries this past year on Peachridge Glass such as Colorado Saloons, … Continue reading

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Pictures of the Week (06 January 2013)

This is the first weekly round-up of some really nice photography from various antique bottle and glass web sites that have surfaced in the previous week. It seems that winter sunlight and new snow has influenced many of still life … Continue reading

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A Summer Day at Peachridge in 2007

In 2007, Elizabeth and I commissioned our friend and professional photographer, Steve Harris, to spend the morning in our home taking pictures of windows and bottles. We gave him free reign and left him alone. A few of the photographs … Continue reading

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