Posting Number 3094 Date: 12/05/18 Return to Posting List
Colorless lead glass; cire perdue technique. Rectangular relief panel of young woman holding a child and an older woman with hands together in prayerful attitude; satin finish; incised in original mold: " 45".
Collection of Corning Museum of Glass, gift of Corning Glass Works
President of What?
John Styler asked who is this President Williams shown on this Carder plaque.
From Charles Sweigart:
Board of Education Southside School District #9
Fredrick Carder, Guy W Cheney, John Fedder, Edward H Gray, Eugene Sullivan, Francis C Williams. Officers of the board; Francis C Williams, president
Excerpt; Pioneer Days and Later Times in Corning and Vicinity 1789-1920
From Scott Hansen:
A quick internet search reveals that Francis C. Williams was President of the Corning Board of Education of the Southside School District during some of the time Carder was also a member of the Board. The text comes from The History of Steuben County, New York, and its People.
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