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Glass's Handwritten List of Patents

Updated: Apr 21, 2021

During Henry Glass's prodigious nearly 70-year career, he designed everything from buildings to birdfeeders. Best known for his multifunctional space-saving furniture, Glass left a vast body of work that is yet to be examined. The Chicago History Museum holds his archive of 20,000 drawings, studio contents, and furniture. The collection is in storage awaiting accessioning.







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During Henry Glass's prodigious nearly 70-year career, he designed everything from buildings to birdfeeders. Best known for his multifunctional space-saving furniture, Glass left a vast body of work that is yet to be examined. The Chicago History Museum holds his archive of 20,000 drawings, studio contents, and furniture. The collection is in storage awaiting accessioning.


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