Edward Miller & Co. designs in collections, at auction, and in exhibitions (2016)

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Edward Miller & Co. designs in collections, at auction and in exhibitions

A. Edward Miller & Co. designs in collections

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E. Miller & Co. (undated). Kerosene lantern. Accession no. 1986.94.76. Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT. Viewed 28 April 2016. [D00076]

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E. Miller & Co. (undated). Kerosene lamp. Accession no. 1974.1066. Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT. Viewed 30 April 2016. [A00506]

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Edward Miller & Company. (c. 1860-70). Electrified kerosene lamp. Marble, glass, brass. Unspecified dimensions. Accession no. 44.158.157. The Henry Ford, Dearborn, MI. Viewed 28 March 2016. [A000192]

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Edward Miller & Co. (c. 1880). Chandelier. Brass kerosene, four-burners. Accession no. 2001.109.0. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-142]

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Edward Miller & Company. (c. 1895-1910). Kerosene lamp. Colorless and opaque white glass, enamel, metal, electrical fittings. (H) 64 cm x (W) 31.6 cm. Accession no. 2010.4.177. Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY. Viewed 28 March 2016. [B00050]

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Edward Miller & Co. (undated). Heating stove. Accession no. 2002.44.0. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford. Offline; viewed 17 July 2016. [AAA00033-15]



B. Edward Miller & Co. designs at auction

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Edward Miller & Co. (c. 1920). Table lamp. Glass. (H) 22 in. Bonhams Sydney (AUS) - The collection of the late Graham & Elizabeth Cocks, Part II (25-26 NOV 2012). Viewed 8 May 2016. [D00113]

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The Edward Miller Company. (first quarter 20th century). "Jeweled" geometic lamp. Bonhams Portsmouth (NH) - Furniture & decorative arts, paintings and maritime works of art from an important New England collection (15 OCT 2012). Viewed 8 May 2016. [D00114]



C. Edward Miller & Co. designs in exhibitions and expositions

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1997, 25 January - 4 May
Slivers of light: Rich cut oil lamps. Museum of American Glass, Millville, NJ. [Including designs by the J. D. Bergen Co.; burners / oil pots included in glass designs by Bradley & Hubbard and Edward Miller & Co.] Viewed 8 June 2016. [A00757-58]

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1901, 1 May - 2 November
Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, NY. See: (1901). Official catalogue and guide book to the Pan-American Exposition. (190 pp.) Buffalo, NY: Charles Ahrhart. [Exhibitors include Edward Miller & Co. (p. 92)]. Courtesy Library of Congress. [A01052-54] [1]

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1 October 1880 - 30 April 1881
Melbourne International Exhibition 1880, Australia. See: (1880). Melbourne International Exhibition 1880; The official catalogue of the exhibits, with introductory notes of the countries exhibiting, v. II, second edition to the first issue. [American exhibits, including E. Miller & Co. (Class 25.— Bronzes and various Art Castings and Repousse Work, & Class 27.— Apparatus and Processes for Heating and Lighting) (p. 235).] Viewed 28 June 2016. [A00997-1000]

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1876, 10 May - 10 November
Centennial International Exhibition, Philadelphia. See: (1877). Souvenir of the Centennial exhibition [1876]: Connecticut’s representation at Philadelphia [Core section: pp 99-111; also see exhibits list: pp. 124-27; Exhibitors including Edward Miller & Co.] 380 pp. Geo. D. Curtis: Hartford, CT. Courtesy University of Connecticut Libraries. Viewed 25 June 2016. [A00965-75]

(1876). List of awards made by the United States Centennial Commission to the American Exhibitors, International Exhibition, 1876, at Philadelphia. [Listed: Edward Miller (p. 107). The actual award received is not indicated in this text.] 134 pp. S. T. Souder & Company: Philadelphia. Courtesy The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Viewed 16 June 2016. [A00841-42]


Footnote:
[1] According to Scheips, Marguerite in The Miller Company: The first 150 years (1995), "The Electrolite [by the company] won an award at the 1901 Pan-American Exposition", (p. 38).



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