Picture yourself in early 20th century Corning…

Picture yourself in early 20th century Corning with this cut glass picture frame from local cutting firm, T. G. Hawkes & Company. Beginning as a cutter in John Hoare’s Brooklyn shop, Irishman Thomas G. Hawkes opened his own cutting shop in 1880 in Corning, New York. See more example of T.G. Hawkes’ stunning cut glass pieces in our newly redesigned Crystal City Gallery

Picture Frame in “Isabelle” Pattern, T.G. Hawkes & Company, Corning, New York, United States, 1915-1925. Gift of Walter Poeth. 99.4.236.