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Image ID: 282
Title:David Smith at the glassblower’s bench in the Bryn Athyn glass factory
Source:Raymond and Mildred Pitcairn Archives, Bryn Athyn, PA
Date:Unknown
Medium:35mm slide
Description: A block of wet apple wood (visible in photo) was sometimes used to mold or guide the molten glass while still on the blowpipe. David Smith (1864-1946) was the principal glassblower.