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Silver City Glass Co. designs, design catalogues and historical information (2017)

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ADC staff - 02 Sep 17

Silver City Glass Co. designs, design catalogues and historical information (2017) An artdesigncafe / Design Meriden resource. "Silver City Cut Glass Co. / Silver City Glass Co. Established in 1905 in [a] building on Hicks Street, [Meriden, CT, the company] was later on Colony Street. [The...

International Silver Company. Annual report. (1950)

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ADC staff - 30 Aug 17

International Silver Company. Annual report. (1950) This is a pdf reprint of the 1950 International Silver Company annual report held at the Meriden Public Library, CT, reprinted here with permission. <![endif]--> > Click to see International Silver Company design catalogues and...

International Silver Company. Annual report. (1951)

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ADC staff - 30 Aug 17

International Silver Company. Annual report. (1951) This is a pdf reprint of the 1951 International Silver Company annual report held at the Meriden Public Library, CT, reprinted here with permission. <![endif]--> > Click to see International Silver Company design catalogues and...

International Silver Company. Annual report. (1952)

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ADC staff - 30 Aug 17

International Silver Company. Annual report. (1952) This is a pdf reprint of the 1952 International Silver Company annual report held at the Meriden Public Library, CT, reprinted here with permission. <![endif]--> > Click to see International Silver Company design catalogues and...

G. I. Mix & Co. historical information (2017)

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ADC staff - 24 Aug 17

G. I. Mix & Co. historical information (2017) An artdesigncafe / Design Meriden resource. "G. I. Mix & Co., at Yalesville [CT, now part of Wallingford], are extensive manufacturers of Britannia goods... There are in all ten buildings, the main factory being 40 by 100 feet and four...

Hall, Elton & Co. designs in collections and in expositions — and historical information (2017)

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ADC staff - 03 Aug 17

Hall, Elton & Co. designs in collections and in expositions — and historical information (2017) An artdesigncafe / Design Meriden resource. "[Formed in 1837], in 1890 the company was purchased by Maltby, Stevens & Curtiss which was in turn purchased by Watrous Mfg. Co." [Rainwater et...

Rethinking Painting toward architecture (1947-52) (2017)

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R.J. Preece - 01 Jul 17

Rethinking Painting toward architecture (1947-52) (2017) Painting toward architecture exhibition as installed at the Contemporary Art Museum, Houston (January-February 1950). Courtesy the Karl Kamrath Collection, University of Texas at Austin architectural archives. Emily Hall Tremaine...

C. Rogers & Bros. (Meriden, CT) design catalogues and historical information (2016)

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ADC staff - 22 Apr 17

C. Rogers & Bros. (Meriden, CT) design catalogues and historical information (2016) An artdesigncafe / Design Meriden resource. "[Established in 1866, C. Rogers & Bros.] were not known as makers of tableware, but devoted most of their production to small articles, including...

Rogers & Hamilton designs in collections (2016)

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ADC staff - 05 Mar 17

Rogers & Hamilton designs in collections (2016) An artdesigncafe / Design Meriden resource. "[Rogers & Hamilton] was organized in 1886 for the production of knives and spoons... When it became part of the International Silver Co. in 1898, its production was consolidated with that of...

American Silver Co. - Bristol Brass & Clock Co. - Holmes & Tuttle, Bristol - designs in collections (2016)

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ADC staff - 04 Mar 17

American Silver Co. - Bristol Brass & Clock Co. - Holmes & Tuttle, Bristol - designs in collections (2016) An artdesigncafe / Design Meriden resource. "The antecedents of the [American Silver Co.] were the Holmes and Tuttle Manufacturing Company, founded in 1851. They were taken over...

C. Rogers & Bros. (Meriden, CT) designs in collections and exhibitions (2017)

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ADC staff - 01 Mar 17

C. Rogers & Bros. (Meriden, CT) designs in collections and exhibitions (2017) An artdesigncafe / Design Meriden resource. C. Rogers & Bros. was established in 1866. The company became part of the

La Pierre Mfg Co (Newark, NJ / Wallingford, CT) - designs in museums, at auction, and in exhibitions (2016)

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ADC staff - 27 Dec 16

La Pierre Mfg Co (Newark, NJ / Wallingford, CT) - designs in museums, at auction, and in exhibitions (2016) An artdesigncafe / Design Meriden resource. According to Earl Chapin May (1947), La Pierre Mfg. Co started in 1895. "[In 1929], LaPierre Manufacturing Company, specializing...

Barbour Silver Company design catalogues and historical information (2016)

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ADC staff - 23 Dec 16

Barbour Silver Company design catalogues and historical information (2016) An artdesigncafe / Design Meriden resource. "BARBOUR SILVER CO., Hartford and Meriden, Conn. Organized in 1892 in Hartford, Connecticut... this company itself was the product of a consolidation of I. J. Steane &...

American Silver Co. / Bristol Brass & Clock Co. / Holmes & Tuttle, Bristol - design catalogues and historical information (2016)

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ADC staff - 23 Dec 16

American Silver Co. / Bristol Brass & Clock Co. / Holmes & Tuttle, Bristol - design catalogues and historical information (2016) An artdesigncafe / Design Meriden resource. "The antecedents of the [American Silver Co.] were the Holmes and Tuttle Manufacturing Company,...

E. G. Webster & Son / E. G. Webster & Bro. / Webster Mfg Co, Brooklyn - design catalogues and historical information (2016)

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ADC staff - 23 Dec 16

E. G. Webster & Son / E. G. Webster & Bro. / Webster Mfg Co, Brooklyn - design catalogues and historical information (2016) An artdesigncafe / Design Meriden resource. According to Earl Chapin May (1947), Webster Mfg. Co. started in 1859 in Brooklyn later became E. G. Webster &...

E. G. Webster & Son / E. G. Webster & Bro. / Webster Mfg Co, Brooklyn - designs in museums, at auction, and in exhibitions (2016)

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ADC staff - 23 Dec 16

E. G. Webster & Son / E. G. Webster & Bro. / Webster Mfg Co, Brooklyn - designs in museums, at auction, and in exhibitions (2016) An artdesigncafe / Design Meriden resource. According to Earl Chapin May (1947), Webster Mfg. Co. started in 1859 in Brooklyn later became E. G. Webster...

Napier Company historical information (2016)

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ADC staff - 29 Nov 16

Napier Company historical information (2016) An artdesigncafe / Design Meriden resource. Please note, three researchers over many years have never seen a Napier Company silver objects trade catalogue. However, distributor and retailer catalogues might be worth looking into. Napier Company...

Meriden Flint Glass Co. designs, exhibitions, design catalogues and historical information (2016)

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ADC staff - 20 Nov 16

Meriden Flint Glass Co. designs, exhibitions, design catalogues and historical information (2016) An artdesigncafe / Design Meriden resource. "[The Meriden Flint Glass Co. produced] glass blowing, clear and opalescent glass objects for decorating and cutting light and heavy. [The company...

Design Meriden 1(2) (2016)

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ADC staff - 28 Sep 16

Design Meriden 1(2) (2016) This issue focuses on Modernism in Meriden. Modernist silver from Meriden-Wallingford: Interview of Jewel Stern (2016) > R.J. Preece interviews Jewel Stern to learn about her research and work related to her book Modernism in American silver and the accompanying...

Jewel Stern interview: Modernist silver from Meriden-Wallingford (2016)

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R.J. Preece - 28 Sep 16

Jewel Stern interview: Modernist silver from Meriden-Wallingford (2016) Specialists and enthusiasts of Modernist silver design definitely know her work. Jewel Stern, curator, writer, and collector showed the topic in its fullest form in her book Modernism in American Silver. The accompanying...

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