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Northwood Glass

Northwood Glass

The Northwood Glass Company was founded by English-born Harry Northwood, son of a talented glass manufacturer.

Harry left England to work in America in 1880, when he was twenty years old, and founded his own factory in 1887 in Ohio, before eventually moving to Wheeling, West Virginia. Many people believe that it was Harry who brought the technique of iridizations to the USA, having seen it at his father’s glassworks. Continue reading Northwood Glass