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Advert for the Flexible Glass Company

Advert for the Flexible Glass Company

Printer: Stuart, John

Medium: Print on paper

Date: 1886

Shelfmark: Evan.7390

Item number: 7390

Genre: Leaflet

Before the 1880s, glassmaking was slow, costly and very hard work. Coal became cheaper thereafter, however, and began to be used in factory furnaces. Glassmaking thus became much faster, and glass itself was transformed into a practical household accessory.

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