Stiegel-Type Drinking Glass

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Title

Stiegel-Type Drinking Glass

Description

Henry Stiegel’s distinctive thin-walled drinking glasses became popular in the Philadelphia area after his emigration from Germany in 1750. His technique spread to other glasshouses after his death. Pieces in the style were sometimes produced at the Kensington Glass Works in Philadelphia.

Source

Recovered from excavation prior to construction of Rutgers-Camden dormitory at 330 Cooper Street, Camden, N.J.

Publisher

Rutgers University-Camden

Date

After 1750; photograph, July 2018

Contributor

Lucy Davis (Graduate Student, American Material Culture, Spring 2018); photograph by Jacob Lechner.

Rights

Collection of Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts

Relation

Affleck, Richard, George Cress, Ingrid Weubber, Rebecca White, Kimberly Morrell, and Thomas Kutys. Phase II and Data-Recovery Archaeological Excavations of the Smith-Maskell Site Cooper Street Development Camden, New Jersey. Archaeological Excavation Report, Burlington: URS Corporation.

Format

Thin-walled clear drinking glass, approx. 2" diameter at base, 3" diameter at rim, and 4.5" tall.

Collection

Citation

“Stiegel-Type Drinking Glass,” Learning From Cooper Street, accessed November 26, 2022, https://omeka.camden.rutgers.edu/items/show/21.

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