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,