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Old July 4th 03, 01:06 PM
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The readers of this newsgroup may be interested in this entry from an old
book, the Household Cyclopedia of 1881:


This page has information under the following headings:

To Manufacture Glass, Glass for Looking-glass Plates, No. 1, Looking-glass
Plates, No. 2, Crown or Best Window-glass, No. 1, Cheaper kind of
Window-glass, No. 2, Common or Green Window-glass, No. 3, Common or Green
Window-glass, No. 4, Best Phial-glass, No. 1, Cheapest Green or Common
Phial-glass, No. 2, Green or Bottle glass, The same, with the addition of
scoria, The most Perfect kind of Flint-glass, No. 1, Flint-glass, No. 2,
White Flint-glass, No. 3, Cheaper Composition of Glass, No. 4, Cheapest
Composition of White Flint-glass, No. 5, Best German Crystal-glass, No. 6,
German Crystal-glass, No. 7, To Anneal Glass, To Polish and Grind Glass,
To make Frit, To Polish Optical-glasses, To Purify Pearlash for the
manufacture of Mirrors. To Ornament all kinds of Glass in Imitation of
Engraving, etc, To make the Bologna Phial, To make Prince Rupert's Drops,
To Break Glass in any Required Way, GLASS AND PASTES TO IMITATE PRECIOUS
STONES, The Best and Hardest Glass for Receiving Colors, No. 1, Best
Glass, but not so Hard, No. 2, Soft Glass or Paste for Receiving Colors.
No. 3, Glass or Paste, Softer than the above, No 4, Hard Glass of a full
Blue Color. No. 1, Paste of a Full Blue Color, No. 2, Hard Glass,
Resembling the Sapphire, No. 3, Cheaper Hard Glass for Resembling the
Sapphire, No.4, Paste Resembling the Sapphire, No. 5, Hard Glass and Paste
for Sapphire, by means of Smalt, No. 6, Hard Glass Resembling Eagle
Marine, No. 7, Paste for Eagle Marine, No. 8, Hard Glass of a Gold or
Yellow Color, No. 1, Paste of a Gold or Yellow Color, No. 2, Hard Glass
Resembling the Topaz, No. 3, Paste Resembling the Topaz, No. 4, Glass
Resembling the Chrysolite, No. 5, Paste Resembling the Chrysolite, No. 6,
Hard Glass Resembling the Emerald, No. 1, Paste Resembling the Emerald.
No. 2, Hard Glass of a Deep and very Bright Purple Color. No. 1, Hard
Glass of a Deep Purple Color, No. 2, Paste of a Deep Purple Color, No. 3,
Hard Glass of the Color of the Amethyst. No. 4, Paste of the Color of the
Amethyst, No. 5, Paste Resembling the Diamond, Hard Glass, Perfectly
Black, Paste, Perfectly Black, White Opaque Glass, No. 1, Paste of an
Opaque Whiteness, No. 2, Glass of an Opaque Whiteness Formed by Arsenic,
No. 3, Hard Glass, or Paste., Formed by Calx of Tin or Antimony, No. 4,
Semi-transparent White Glass and Paste Resembling the Opal, No. 5, Fine
Red Glass Resembling the Ruby, No. 1, Paste Resembling the Ruby, No. 2, A
Cheaper Paste Resembling the Ruby, No. 3, Hard Glass Resembling the
Garnet, No. 4, Hard Glass Resembling the Garnet, No. 5, Paste of the Color
of Garnet, No. 6, Hard Glass Resembling the Vinegar Garnet, No. 7, Paste
Resembling the Vinegar Garnet, No. 8, Fictitious or Counterfeit Lapis
Lazuli, To make Glass Resembling Red Cornelian, Paste Resembling the Red
Cornelian, Hard Glass Resembling White Cornelian, Paste Resembling White
Cornelian, Hard Glass or Paste Resembling the Turquoise Stone, Brown
Venetian Glass with Gold Spangles, TO PAINT AND STAIN GLASS AND PORCELAIN,
Colors Proper to Paint with Upon Glass, To Use the Colors, To Draw on
Glass, Color for Grounds on Glass, To Prepare Lake for Glass, Blue Purple
for the same, Green, Yellow, White, To Transfer Engravings on Glass, To
Prepare Metallic Oxides and Precipitates of Gold, To Prepare Oxide of
Cobalt, To Prepare Zaffre, Purple of Cassius, To Paint Colored Drawings on
Glass, Flux for Staining Glass, Colors for Staining Glass

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