New Church History Image Project

Random Photo of the Moment

This Photograph appears
in the following Albums:

Photo239.jpg

Image ID: 288
Title:David Smith at the “glory hole” in the Bryn Athyn glass factory
Source:Raymond and Mildred Pitcairn Archives, Bryn Athyn, PA
Date:Unknown
Medium:35mm slide
Description: To keep the glass hot and workable it was reheated while still on the blowpipe by holding it in a small opening of the furnace called the “glory hole.” David Smith (1864-1946) was the principal glassblower.