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John Burton

 (1894 - 1985)
John Burton was active/lived in California, Hawaii / England.  John Burton is known for hand blown glass, metallurgy.

Biography   John Burton


"A Conversation with Elsie Burton"
by Robert A. Mickelsen, Glass Line, June/July 1996, Volume 10, No. 1


On Friday night, April 12, (1996), I had the good fortune of having a brief conversation with Elsie Burton, widow of the late John Burton.  John Burton is generally regarded as the father of modern artistic lampworking, and was the author of one the first and finest definitive books on artistic lampworking, Glass - Hand-Blown, Sculptured, Colored - Philosophy and Method. Elsie provided me with some insights into her life and times with John which I would l like to share with you here.

RM: Elsie, could you tell us something about your time with John? How long were you two married?
EB: Well, I would be   ...  Displaying 750 of 20372 characters.

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