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A Brief History Of Glass Windows

Raj Kain
Publication date:
June 25, 2020
Article Summary: 

This article explores the history of glass windows, tracing its origins back to prehistoric times when glass was first discovered in nature. The article highlights the phases of invention and refinement of modern glass windows that were not always clear, polished, and energy-saving. It covers the ancient glass industry, the discovery of the blowpipe, the introduction of glass windows panes by the Romans, the popularization of stained glass across Europe, the beginning of glass manufacturing in Britain, the opening of the first glass factory in America, the development of crown glass and cylinder sheet glass.


glass windows, history, prehistoric, manufacturing, blowpipe, Roman world, stained glass, Britain, glass factory, crown glass, cylinder sheet glass.

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Raj Kain
A Brief History Of Glass Windows
June 25, 2020
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