Compressed glass

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Description

A type of tempered sheet glass made in the 19th century. Compressed glass sheets are formed by pouring then pressing molten glass into cold molds (Bucher 1996). See also tempered glass.

Additional Information

W. Bucher, Dictionary of Building Preservation, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1996.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998

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