This book is the first comprehensive survey of the English glassmaking industry. This studies the nature and development of the glass industry in England, from its earliest origins with the arrival of the Roman Army until the beginning of the nineteenth century when new processes of mass production were introduced. Using historical, archaeological and pictorial sources, the book discusses the techniques and requirements of glassmaking.
|Publication date:||1st October 2005|
|Publisher:||The History Press Ltd|
|Categories:||Carving & modelling, moulding & casting,|
Dr Hugh Willmott is a lecturer in Archaeology at the University of Sheffield and is the foremost authority on the glassmaking in England.More About Hugh Willmott