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    • circa 1886

    Men with glass-blowing equipment inflate molten glass (background glow) to produce items of glassware. Two women are watching at lower right. This photogravure (by Goupil & Co.) was published in New York and was based…

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    Translucent green, glass round-bottomed vase with heavy rainbow luster throughout. Base of the vase is round and then attaches to a vertical tube in the center, top of the tube has an ornamental curved design that…

    • 1957-Oct-02

    General view of master glassblower Rex Badder measuring the coils on a nine-foot continuous reactor manufactured in the Dow Chemical Company's Glass Fabrication department. Founded in 1925, the department was…

    • 1957-Oct-02

    General view of master glassblower Hugh Morrison blowing through a tube while Wayne Doehring winds glass onto a mandril to form a coil. This photograph was taken in the Dow Chemical Company's Glass Fabrication…

    • 1957-Oct-02

    General view of Bill Pahl alternately heating and compressing a glass tube, part of a semi-microfractionation column manufactured in the Dow Chemical Company's Glass Fabrication department. Founded in 1925, the…

    • 1957-Oct-02

    General view of Merlyn Smith molding a flange on a six-inch pipe manufactured in the Dow Chemical Company's Glass Fabrication department. Founded in 1925, the department was responsible for the fabrication and repair of…

    • 1957-Oct-02

    General view of apprentice Carl Goetz blowing out a distillation head of a glass tube manufactured in the Dow Chemical Company's Glass Fabrication department. Founded in 1925, the department was responsible for the…

    • 1957-Oct-02

    General view of glassblower Bill Schwartz applying internal pressure to fuse and close the end of a small vacuum-jacketed column in the Dow Chemical Company's Glass Fabrication department. Founded in 1925, the…

    • 1931

    General view of a glassblower, identified as L. Testa, working in an unidentified U.S. Department of Agriculture facility. Per a 1931 list of technical workers in the Department of Agriculture, Testa worked as a…

  1. Iron gas burner for the production of small glassworks; ball and socket rotatable neck; two flame adjustment knobs; three-pronged foot. Adjusting the two knobs on the burner allows for the user to dial in the exact…

    • 1952

    View of two workers shaping assorted laboratory glassware in the Dow Chemical Company's Glass Fabrication department. The man on the left (closest to the camera) is seen using a table-top blow torch to heat glass, while…

    • 1940s

    This glass dumbbell was key to the functioning of the Pauling Oxygen Meter, although production was tricky and originally required a human glass blower to shape the hollow ends of the tiny dumbbell with puffs of breath.…

    • after 1895

    View of a worker transferring a finished ware to the tempering over at a Glass Works factory in New Jersey. This photograph is one of a set of five stereographs detailing the production of blown-glass bottles.

    • after 1895

    View of two workers rolling and shaping a bottle neck at a Glass Works factory in New Jersey. This photograph is one of a set of five stereographs detailing the production of blown-glass bottles.

    • after 1895

    View of a worker preparing to finish a bottle neck at a Glass Works factory in New Jersey. This photograph is one of a set of five stereographs detailing the production of blown-glass bottles.

    • after 1895

    View of a worker blowing and turning a bottle in a mold at a Glass Works factory in New Jersey. This photograph is one of a set of five stereographs detailing the production of blown-glass bottles.

    • after 1895

    View of several workers using compressed air to blow glass into the shape of a mold at a Glass Works factory in New Jersey. This photograph is one of a set of five stereographs detailing the production of blown-glass…

    • after 1895

    View of a worker removing a flattened sheet of glass from a lehr, a temperature-controlled kiln used to slowly cool hot glass, at an unidentified factory. This photograph is one of a set of seven stereographs detailing…

    • after 1895

    View of a worker blowing pipettes for laboratory use at an unidentified factory. This photograph is one of a set of three stereographs detailing the production of glass tubing and pipettes.

    • after 1895

    View of two workers shaping special kinds of glass tubing at an unidentified factory. This photograph is one of a set of three stereographs detailing the production of glass tubing and pipettes.

    • after 1895

    View of two workers drawing out glass tubing to make chemical apparatus at an unidentified factory. This photograph is one of a set of three stereographs detailing the production of glass tubing and pipettes.

    • after 1895

    View of a worker transferring a cylinder of glass into a flattening oven at an unidentified factory. This photograph is one of a set of seven stereographs detailing the production of glass sheets.

    • after 1895

    View of a worker splitting cylinders of glass ready to be flattened into glass sheets at an unidentified factory. This photograph is one of a set of seven stereographs detailing the production of glass sheets.

    • after 1895

    View of a worker using an electric capping stick to cap off and cut a cylinder of glass into a flattening length at an unidentified factory. This photograph is one of a set of seven stereographs detailing the production…

    • after 1895

    View of two workers taking down a cylinder of glass and placing it on a capping-off horse, an apparatus used to transfer cylindrical glass sections, at an unidentified factory. This photograph is one of a set of seven…