American Glass 1760-1930

American Glass 1760-1930
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By Kenneth M. Wilson 1994 * Co-published by Hudson Hills Press, Inc., New York, NY, 880 pages, 9 x 12 inches, 174 color and 1,775 b/w illustrations, ISBN 1-55595-091-4 (2-volume clothbound and slip-cased set, printed on low-acid permanent paper)

This catalog publishes the Toledo Museum of Art's renowned collection of American glass, including examples of preblown three-mold glass, blown three-mold glass, lacy pressed glass, an unusually complete sequence representing the union of blown and pressed glass, and rich cut glass. The catalog includes 1,411 objects and a brief history of the American glass industry. Special appendices on the New England Glass Company/Libbey Glass Company and on Libbey trademarks.

Kenneth M. Wilson (1922-2005) was the director of collections at Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, Dearborn, Michigan.