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Aqua blown glass pitcher with applied lily pad design
Image: Lily-pad pitcher made in Keene, NH about 1830-1860. CMoG 2008.4.43. Pitchers like this lily pad design by Keene-Marlboro-St. Glassware were often made at window and bottle glass factories in the United States during workers' spare time.

Our subject guides are a great place to start when looking for information about glass.  Several of our guides offer a variety of resources concerning American glass.  You can also learn about American Glass and see examples of American-made glass using the following websites, blog posts, videos, exhibitions and galleries, and books. 

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