The American Cut Glass Industry: T. G. Hawkes and His Competitors

By: Spillman, Jane Shadel

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Book Condition: Fine


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This authoritative book presents new information about the late nineteenth and early twentieth century cut glass industry in Corning, New York. The recent discovery of a mass of archival material relating to T.G. Hawkes and Company, including thousands of letters, has enabled the author to research business practices in the glass industry in more detail than ever before. Using this new information, together with her already considerable knowledge, Jane Shadel Spillman has produced the first book on American cut glass to go beyond the glass and examine the workings of the industry itself, including labour relations, sources of blanks, special orders for the White House, Hawkes' representation at the Paris world's fair in 1889, and communication between the cut glass industry and silver manufacturers such as Gorham and Tiffany. Competition and cooperation between the glass cutting firms are also highlighted, and considerable attention is paid to other companies, such as J. Hoare, H.P. Sinclaire, and

Title: The American Cut Glass Industry: T. G. Hawkes and His Competitors

Author Name: Spillman, Jane Shadel

Categories: Antiques/Collecting / Glass,

Publisher: Easthampton, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Antique Collectors Club Ltd: 1996

ISBN Number: 185149250x

ISBN Number 13: 9781851492503

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine Jacket

Seller ID: 005752

Description: Easthampton, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Antique Collectors Club Ltd, 1996. Fine/Fine. 320 pages, indexed, 512 illustrations of glass pieces, catalog pages, advertisements and old documents.

Keywords: CUT GLASS GLASSWARE UNITED STATES