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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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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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A lot of Collectors find Dyottville fascinating

Hi again Ferdinand, A lot of collectors find Dyottville fascinating; Here are three Dyottville cylinders including the “Class of 1846” example on the left (Fig:1). That one and the center are both two-part mold, iron pontiled 1840’s to 1850’s, and could possibly … Continue reading

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Glass Cane Whimsies

In my continued effort to stay ahead of the curve and to look at other examples of Glasshouse Whimsies or End of the Day Glass, I developed this post and dedicate it to a rather unique whimsy and that is … Continue reading

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Boys in Glass Houses – Taking on the Mannerisms of Men

Boys in Glass Houses – Taking on the Mannerisms of Men 07 February 2012 (R•090115) As I sometimes contently watch my grandson Nicholas (9 years old this month) playing his video games, riding his ATV and taking on the challenges … Continue reading

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