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    • Glass Blowing

    • Glassblowing; Glassworking; Molds (Shaping tools); Art
    • An unidentified person performs a glass blowing technique to shape the glass.
    • Glass Blowing

    • Men; Students; Glassblowing; Glassworking;
    • An unidentified person performs a glass blowing technique to shape the glass. The image in the top left corner is the final product.
    • Glass Blowing

    • Men; Students; Glassblowing; Glassworking;
    • An unidentified person performs a glass blowing technique to shape the glass. The image in the bottom right corner is the final product.
    • Glass Blowing

    • Glassblowing; Glassworking; Molds (Shaping tools); Art
    • An unidentified person performs a glass blowing technique to shape the glass. The image in the bottom left corner is the final product.
    • Vernon Brejcha

    • Teachers; Art; Art education; Glassblowing;
    • Prof. Vernon Brejcha shapes a piece of molten glass as part of his work. Prof. Brejcha worked at TC from 1972 - 76 as Ass't Prof. of Art and specialized in Glass Blowing. He was at TC until the price of fuel to operate the glass furnace got too...
    • [Lamp]

    • Furnishings; Lamps
    • The lamp is made out of glass with brass parts. The lamp is in the Handle lamp style and that has been double molded with clear glass. The lamp is incomplete and has no burner or chimney.
    • [Cape, Leaf Motif]

    • Clothing & dress; Capes (Outerwear)
    • The cape was once black in color but has now faded to a purplish green color. The inside has faded to a light brown color. The cape has a leaf motif of cotton material along the outside of the cape. Along with the motif are small glass beads that...
    • [Cape, Leaf Motif, Compound View]

    • Clothing & dress; Capes (Outerwear)
    • The cape was once black in color but has now faded to a purplish green color. The inside has faded to a light brown color. The cape has a leaf motif of cotton material along the outside of the cape. Along with the motif are small glass beads that...
    • [Hillbilly Brew Green Soda Bottle]

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    • Overall: The soda bottle features a "hillbilly' man making moonshine on the front and a "hillbilly" woman doing the same with a still. On the neck of bottle is the company's name which is written with its symbol, a red crock jar.
      Colors: The...
    • [Hillbilly Beverages Clear Soda Bottle]

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    • Overall: Bottle displays the figure of a "hillbilly" man holding a moonshine jug while smoking a pipe. The head of the man is seen on the neck of the bottle. on its reverse side.
      Colors: The bottle is clear in color but its markings are...
    • Wheeling Decorating Company: bowl vase

    • Gold; Porcelain; Pottery; Pottery industry;
    • This vase was made by Trenton Art Potteries. This pattern is Doves, Roses, and Daisies, D-11. It was the most popular Wheeling Decorating Company all-over-gold pattern. Frank Thurm founded The Wheeling Decorating Company in 1900. Mr. Thurm learned...
    • Wheeling Decorating Company, gold creamer and sugar bowl

    • Gold; Porcelain; Pottery; Pottery industry;
    • This cream and sugar set were made at the Steubenville Pottery Company. The pattern is Doves, Roses, and Daisies, D-11. It was the most popular Wheeling Decorating Company all-over-gold pattern. Frank Thurm founded The Wheeling Decorating Company...
    • Wheeling Decorating Company: gold leaf plate

    • Gold; Porcelain; Pottery; Pottery industry;
    • This plate is decorated with double leafed plumes with windows pattern. Frank Thurm founded The Wheeling Decorating Company in 1900. Mr. Thurm learned to make decorated ware in Czechoslovakia and Austria, before coming to Wheeling in 1893. Karl...
    • Wheeling Decorating Company gold coffee pot

    • Gold; Porcelain; Pottery; Pottery industry;
    • This is a Homer Laughlin, eggshell theme coffee pot. The pattern is Doves, Roses, and Daisies, D-11. It was the most popular Wheeling Decorating Company all-over-gold pattern. Frank Thurm founded The Wheeling Decorating Company in 1900. Mr. Thurm...
    • Wheeling Decorating Company: bud vases

    • Gold; Porcelain; Pottery; Pottery industry;
    • These bud vases are decorated with Doves, Roses, and Daisies pattern, D-11. It was the most popular Wheeling Decorating Company all-over-gold pattern. Frank Thurm founded The Wheeling Decorating Company in 1900. Mr. Thurm learned to make decorated...
    • Wheeling Decorating Company: bird plate

    • Porcelain; Pottery; Pottery industry;
    • This is a Siskin bird plate. A Siskin is a small finch type bird. Frank Thurm founded The Wheeling Decorating Company in 1900. Mr. Thurm learned to make decorated ware in Czechoslovakia and Austria, before coming to Wheeling in 1893. Karl...
    • Glass blowing

    • Students; Glassblowing; Glassworking; Art; Art education;
    • Two unidentified students work together to create a glass art work.

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