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Rose, James H. (James Harry), 1899-1975



  • Existence: 1899 (date of birth) - 1975 (date of death) - 1975


James H. Rose was born in 1899 and resided in Canton, Ohio for much of his life. He was an antique dealer and expert on American glass, particularly cup plates. He wrote several books on the subject of cup plates and worked with The Corning Museum of Glass to curate the 1954 exhibition "The Story of American Pressed Glass of the Lacy Period, 1825-1850."

Rose died in 1975.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

James H. Rose Collection on Glass Cup Plates

Identifier: MS-0130
Scope and Contents This small collection contains a hodgepodge of materials pertaining to Rose's research about and selling of American glass cup plates. It includes photographs of glass objects (mostly unidentified), price lists, annotated copies of Rose's own publications, scattered correspondence, materials relating to his wife (Mary Rose), and other miscellaneous materials. Perhaps the most interesting materials in the collection pertain to Albert C. Marble and include what are presumed to be photographs...
Dates: 1930-1985