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	 D. Barker The Collection History of Paperweights ManufacturersTechniquesRelated Objects Gallery of Paperweights Glossary of terms Paperweight Resources Search

Web Resources

The Birmingham and Warwickshire Archaeological Society. 2001.

https://www.bwas.swinternet.co.uk/arch_bham.htm. Article on archaeology in Birmingham mentions glassworks.

<>The British Museum. 2001.

Europe under Rome. https://www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk/world/rome/under.html. Image of the Portland Vase. For more information, click on Compass and search for the Portland Vase.

Corning Museum of Glass. 2001.

https://www.cmog.org/page.cfm?page=78. Glossary of Glassmaking Terms.

Dorflinger Glass Museum. 2001.

https://www.dorflinger.org/museum. History of the company.

The International Paperweight Society. 2001.

https://selman.com/ Articles and slide shows of paperweights.

Miki Travel Company. 2001.

https://www.mikitravel.se/place287en.HTML. Information on the contemporary Kosta Glassworks in Sweden by a travel company.

The Old Morgantown Glass Collector's Guild. 2001.


Online Glass Museum of New Zealand. 2001.

https://www.glass.co.nz/lampwork.html. Article on the history of lampworking.

The Paperweight Collector's Association. 2001.


The Royal Institution of Great Britain. 2001.

https://www.ri.ac.uk/. The ISM received permission from this institution to use the portrait of Apsley Pellatt, from Michael Faraday's album in their collection.

The Sandwich Glass Museum. 2001.


Saint Louis-les-Bitche, France. 2001.


Snyder, Jeffrey B. Unravel the Gavel. 2001.

From Your Mother's Cupboard? Morgantown Glass Graced the White House. https://www.thegavel.net/morgan.html . Short history of Morgantown glass on the Web version of the consumer magazine.

Ville de Baccarat. 2001.

<>https://www.ville-baccarat.fr/chistoir.htm French Language site showing images of the town.

Woodsland World Wide Carnival Glass Association. 2001.

https://www.woodsland.com/carnivalglass/pages/trade1.htm Trademarks of glassmaking firms and individuals.

Napoleonic Medals, 2001.

British Historical Medals 1760 - 1960. https://www.napoleonicmedals.org/coins/bhm.htm. Site of private collector show images of medals from which sulphide portraits have been made by glass companies.

Print Resources

Barbe, Walter B. and Henry J Loftus, Jr. 1998.

Paperweight Making at Dorflinger/White Mills. Annual Bulletin of the Paperweight Collectors Association, Inc.: 1998: 5 - 9

Barker, Emily E. 1972.

Morton D. Barker's Collection. Annual Bulletin of the Paperweight Collector's Association, 1972: 3-8.

Curtis, Jean-Louis. 1992.

Baccarat. New York : Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers.

Department of the Treasury, Director of the Mint. 1972.

Medals of the United States Mint. Rev. ed.

Dohan, Andrew H. 1999.

Hidden and Compound Clichy Roses. Annual Bulletin of the Paperweight Collectors Association, Inc., 1999: 11 - 14.

Dunlop, Paul H. 1999.

"Beautiful Bacchus Baubles. Annual Bulletin Paperweight Collectors Association, Inc., 1999: 5-10.

Illinois State Museum. 1985.

The Morton D. Barker Paperweight Collection. Catalog. Springfield.

Hawley, John D. 1995.

The Glass Menagerie: A Study of Silhouette Canes in Antique Paperweights. Santa Cruz, Calif: Paperweight Press.

Hawley, John D. 1997.

The Boston & Sandwich and New England Glass Companies. Santa Cruz, Calif: Paperweight Press.

Ingold, Gérard. 1981.

The Art of the Paperweight: Saint Louis. Santa Cruz, Calif: Paperweight Press.

Jenkins, Dorothy H. 1964.

Woman's Day Dictionary of Paperweights. Woman's Day. July, 25 - 32.

Jokelson, Paul. 1968.

Sulphides: the Art of Cameo Incrustation. New York. Simon Nelson & Sons.

McKearin, George P., and Helen McKearin . 1948.

American Glass. New York: Crown Publishers, Inc.

Madden, Betty. 1977.

Glass "Jewels". The Living Museum, vol. (39)5: 482 - 484.

Matcham, Jonathan, and Peter Dreiser, 1982.

The Techniques of Glass Engraving. New York: Larousse & Co., Inc.

Melvin, Jean S. 1970.

American Glass Paperweights and Their Makers. Revised Edition. Camden, NJ: Thomas Nelson, Inc., Publishers.

Paperweight Collectors Association, Inc. 2001.

Annual Bulletin: 2001 Millennium Edition.

Imbert, R. and Y. Amic. 1948.

Les Presse-Papiers Francais de Cristal. French Crystal Paperweights. Art et Industrie Series. Paris: L. Danel Press.

Rakow, Leonard S. and Juliette K. Rakow. 1982.

The Glass Replicas of the Portland Vase. Journal of Glass Studies: 24: 49-56. Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York.

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