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Drinking Vessels Through History

Introduction to library resources on history of drinking vessels, including goblets, beakers, cups and other drinking vessels. More information is available through The Library's catalog or by using the Rakow's Ask a Glass Question service.


Hand-colored drawing of goblets

This guide will include materials which focus specifically on goblets and other types of drinking vessels, including historical information, collecting guides, drawings and designs, and trade catalogs which provide images of drinking vessels.

For drinking vessels from specific regions or countries, please use our Ask a Glass Question service to request help from Rakow Library Reference staff.

Drinking Glasses: General Sources