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H. P. SinclairHello! Thank you for your question. We have several photographs in our collection of H.P. Sinclaire, Jr., the founder of H.P. Sinclaire & Co.

Many of these photographs have been published in the following two books:

The Rakow Library also holds the Estelle Foster Sinclaire research collection for Cut and Engraved Glass of Corning, which contains photographs of various people associated with the company.

For more information regarding the publishing and/or commercial use of any image in collections of The Corning Museum of Glass or the Rakow Research Library, please contact the Department of Rights and Reproductions at +1 (607) 438-5323 or +1 (607) 438-5310, or

Borrowing Library Materials

If you wish to borrow copies of library items, please contact your local library. The Rakow Research Library will lend designated books from its collection and will send copies of articles requested by other libraries. Your library can request items through the OCLC WorldShare Interlibrary Loan (ILL) system or by direct request through email at For more information, please see our ILL policies and procedures.

Please do not hesitate to contact us in the future with your glass-related questions!


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