File NEWB4/47 - Glass and glass manufacture

Painting of a chalice Painting of a vase

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Glass and glass manufacture


  • c.1907 - 1940s (Creation)

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0.5 cm, 1 folder

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(23 April 1869 - 7 August 1949)

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Folder titled 'Glaze-ware: Glass' containing notes, cuttings, drawings, tracings and correspondence relating to glazeware, glass, and glass manufacture.

-Small painting of a chalice of Tuthmosis III published in Newberry, Percy E., 'A Glass Chalice of Tuthmosis III' in <i>The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology</i>Vol. 6, No. 3 (Jul., 1920), pp. 155-160 (OEB 146363)
-Small painting of a translucent blue vase from the palace of Amenhotep III
-Newspaper clipping with the headline 'Chance Find Restores Beauty To The Portland Vase', c.1945-1949
-Newspaper clipping with the headline 'Silica-Glass From Libyan Desert - Specimens For Natural History Museum', 28 January 1935
-Reprint of Spencer, L.J., 'Two New Gem Stones', in <i>The Gemmologist</i>, November 1933
-Typescript on the history of Oriental Faiences by the Kalebdjian Frères
-Cutting of review by Newberry of Hayes, William C., <i>Glazed Tiles from a Palace of Ramesses II at Kanfir</i>, (New York, 1937) in <i>Journal of Egyptian Archaeology</i>, Vol.25, June 1939
-Letter from Harry Powell, Whitefriars Glassworks, on early Egyptian glass manufacture, 12 April 1907
-Draft on glass manufacture in Egypt

This folder was previously in a box labelled, during previous archival processing, 'Special Subjects 2'.

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Newberry, Percy E., 'A Glass Chalice of Tuthmosis III' in The Journal of Egyptian ArchaeologyVol. 6, No. 3 (Jul., 1920), pp. 155-160 (OEB 146363)

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