Ancient Egyptian glass J R Robbins
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Ancient Egyptian glass
Nineteen figures of ancient Egyptian glass with a Victorian glass brick at the Tower of London. Plate 2 from the book Curiosities of glass making with details of the processes and productions of ancient and modern ornamental glass manufacture by Apsley Pellatt (David Bogue, London, 1849). Inscribed: "PLATE 2. Ancient Glass found in Egyptian Tombs, at Thebes. Glass Brick in foundation stone at the Tower of London." Artist and lithographer are not noted on the plate. Apsley Pellatt (1791-1863) was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the Royal Society in 1851. He was a British glassware manufacturer in the family company of Pellatt and Green, later renamed Apsley Pellatt & Co. He was MP for Southwark.
Original: chromolithograph. 1849
- Image reference: RS-10722
- The Royal Society
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