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American Brilliant Cut Glass: Overview

Books, articles, web sites and other materials about the history of cut and engraved glass.


This research guide offers an introduction to cut glass research for the American Brilliant Cut Glass years. This is not a comprehensive guide, however you may contact the Rakow Research Library ( for more substantial bibliographies on firms, glass types and other research relevant to the study of cut glass.

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