My Visit to the Sandwich Glass Museum | Part 1

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My Visit to the Sandwich Glass Museum | Part 1 of 2

by Sandor P. Fuss

15 June 2014

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Hi Ferdinand,

I am going to send you 70 pictures that I took during my visit to the Sandwich Glass Museum when I was on Cape Cod last week. My visit was the culmination of an epic sixty day bottle viewing extravaganza that included me visiting the collections of Jeff Burkhardt, Bill Taylor, Jim Hall and Peachridge!

The Sandwich Glass Museum is easy to get to, just fifty minutes South of Boston and well worth the trip. The displays are fantastic and there is just enough glass on display to impress but not overwhelm.

"there is nothing like seeing these wonderful objects in person!

My photos illustrate the bulk of the display collection and I tried to represent everything, although I am bias towards color and I probably should have taken more pictures of the extraordinary clear cut glass. I also had trouble photographing the lacy salts so I did not include them. Please feel free to post all or a selection of these photos on both Peachridge and Facebook. It will give people a chance to have a virtual tour of the museum and hopefully inspire some visits to the museum because there is nothing like seeing these wonderful objects in person!

Regards, Sandor

See: My Visit to the Sandwich Glass Museum | Part 2

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About Ferdinand Meyer V

Ferdinand Meyer V is a native of Baltimore, Maryland and has a BFA in Fine Art and Graphic Design from the Kansas City Art Institute and School of Design. Ferdinand is the founding Principal of FMG Design, a nationally recognized design consultation firm. Ferdinand is a passionate collector of American historical glass specializing in bitters bottles, color runs and related classic figural bottles. He is married to Elizabeth Jane Meyer and lives in Houston, Texas with their daughter and three wonderful grandchildren. The Meyers are also very involved in Quarter Horses, antiques and early United States postage stamps. Ferdinand is the past 6-year President of the Federation of Historical Bottle Collectors and is one of the founding members of the FOHBC Virtual Museum.
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1 Response to My Visit to the Sandwich Glass Museum | Part 1

  1. Froggy says:

    Extraordinary glass! Have always wondered what the process was to “flash” color on the colorless wares.

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