|Title: ||Why Venice became the centre of glass-making|
|Authors: ||Macfarlane, Alan|
|Issue Date: ||5-Aug-2004|
|Abstract: ||In a Venetian glass factory on the island of Murano, Alan Macfarlane describes some of the reasons why Venice became a centre of glass-making and in particular how it came to make the exquisite ‘cristallo’ glass which, among other things, was used in scientific instruments.|
|Appears in Collections:||Digital Orient|
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