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95.4.360 B
Overall Diam: 8.3 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Susanne K. Frantz
Primary Description: 
Opaque black non-lead fotoform; photosensitive glass has photographic image transferred to it and submitted to light, then acid-etched. Flat circular disk: opaque black, both sides decorated with intaglio line drawing of a section of the Corning Incorporated headquarters located on the banks of the Chemung River, image sits within a circular, very narrow linear border; chipped side section reveals that disk is a "sandwich" of two layers of glass, one is solid black, the other fades from black at the exterior to colorless.
Frantz, Susanne K., Source
Mutant Materials in Contemporary Design
Museum of Modern Art 1995-05-25 through 1995-08-27
Mutant Materials in Contemporary Design (1995) pp. 10-11, fig. 3; BIB# 45894
The Survey of Glass in the World (1992) illustrated, p. 10-11 (fig. 3); BIB# 44518