One of the first examples of optical glass manufactured in the USA

One of the first examples of optical glass manufactured in the USA

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Object Name
Panel, Optical Glass
glass, optical
date made
est. 1899
1914
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Charleroi
Physical Description
"colorless" (overall color)
glass, transparent (overall material)
frosted? (joint piece production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 5 in x 2 1/2 in x 3/4 in; 12.7 cm x 6.35 cm x 1.905 cm
overall: 3/4 in x 5 in; 1.905 cm x 12.7 cm
ID Number
CE.239
catalog number
239
accession number
57114
Credit Line
Macbeth-Evans Glass Company
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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