Glass and Glassware in 16-17th Century England

Glass and Glassware in 16-17th Century England

Glass is used over 80 times in Shakespeare’s works, including to talk about specific kinds of glass like pilot’s glass in Alls Well That Ends Well, and “the glasses of my sight” in Coriolanus. We can see from the surviving Shakespeare’s Birthplace in Stratford...
Did Shakespeare Use A Clothing Iron?

Did Shakespeare Use A Clothing Iron?

Venezia, piatto con nervature, soffiato a mezza stampatura e decorato a smalti e foglia d'oro graffita, in cristallo, 1490-1525 ca. Murano Glass Museum. Uploaded by aritist Sailko August 2018. Source When you look up “Clothing Irons” the first electric one was made in...