Curiosity Highly Gratified: The Fascinating History of Itinerant Glassworkers

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For more than 300 years, itinerant glassworkers entertained and educated crowds on the art, science, and skill of glassmaking, and the dizzying array of wonders that could be made of glass. They created intricate glass models to impress royalty and blew glass bubbles for delighted orphans. Known to many during their heyday, their stories have now faded from view. Learn the fascinating history of these talented artisans and their globetrotting troupes.

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    • Length: 60 minutes, including Q&A