Edward Drummond Libbey, American Glassmaker

Edward Drummond Libbey, American Glassmaker

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qEdward Drummond Libbey changed the glass industry with his automatic bottle-making and sheet glass machines. This work examines Libbey's career, particularly his innovation of American flint cut glass, contributions to the middle-class American table through affordable glassware, and his art glass and painting collections, which eventually formed the basis for Toledo Museum of Art's collectionq--Provided by publisher.Joseph Locke had been involved in the original furnace design and even had a patent on the use of a€œproducer gasa€ for glass ... The furnace problem was slowly resolved, but Owensa#39;s floor management seemed to have immediate results.


Title:Edward Drummond Libbey, American Glassmaker
Author: Quentin R. Skrabec, Jr.
Publisher:McFarland - 2011-08-17
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