In Sparkling Company: Glass and the Costs of Social Life in Britain during the 1700s
Jun 6, 2021,
Duration - 1 days
Location - Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York
In the 1700s, Britain was a vibrant and commercial nation. From glittering costume and elaborately presented confectionery, to polished mirrors and dazzling chandeliers, glass helped define the social rituals and cultural values of the period. Through a lens of glass, see what it meant to be ‘modern’ in the 1700s, and what it cost.