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I am sending the addresses for several websites that may help you.

British Glass -
https://www.britglass.org.uk/AboutGlass/AboutGlassHome.html
This site gives basic information about "what is glass," defines different types of glass, and how they are made. They have a section on the history of glass.

Glass Association of North America - https://www.glasswebsite.com/about-us.html
The GANA  has resources and links for technology regarding glass production.


London Crown Glass Co. -
https://www.londoncrownglass.co.uk/History.html
Gives an overview of traditional window making techniques. You can compare them with modern techniques on the GANA site.

Corning Inc. -
https://www.corning.com/worldwide/en/search-results.html?q=technology+exploration&searchCategory=All+Corning
Search Corning "technology exploration" where they discuss their innovative projects. Their website also provides a history section.

https://www.corning.com/worldwide/en/innovation/culture-of-innovation.html

For information about the earliest glassmaking, try these sites:

Mark Taylor and David Hill “Roman Glassblowers” – Reproductions of Roman glass; incl. information about history and techniques 
https://www.romanglassmakers.co.uk/

Reflections on the Roman World
by Stuart Fleming [Exhibition Curator]
https://www.upenn.edu/gazette/0498/roman.html

Wondrous Glass - World of Rome 50 BC-AD 650
- Kelsey Museum, University of Michigan
https://exhibitions.kelsey.lsa.umich.edu/galleries/Exhibits/WondrousGlass/MainGlass.html

 

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