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Glassworkers pressing glass
Scene showing two glassworkers engaged in the manufacturing of pressed glass, probably at the Apsley Pellatt & Company's Falcon Glassworks at Holland Street, Blackfriars, London. Figure from page 121 of 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 below: "Pressing Glass." 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: woodcut engraving. 1849
- Image reference: RS-10728
- The Royal Society
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