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Isabella Glass Works



  • Existence: Approximately 1850 (date of establishment)
  • Usage: Approximately 1850 (date of establishment)


The Isabella Glass Works was constructed and began operations sometime in the 1840s or early 1850s, and Thomas Wriggins Stanger may have been its founder or one of its founders. It was also known as the New Brooklyn Glass Works for its location in New Jersey, not far from an older glasshouse operated by the Stanger and Marshall families.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Stanger Family Collection

Identifier: MS-0228
Scope and Contents This small collection consists of materials created by various members of the Stanger family, a German American glassmaking family. Best represented in the collection are Thomas Stanger and Thomas Wriggins Stanger, two different glassmakers in the family who were active in the mid-19th century. Thomas Stanger's correspondence to his brother, John M. Stanger, conveys details about the challenges of making "egg minerals" (bottles that are rounded on the bottom), poor working...
Dates: 1845-1858