Friedrich Egermann Notebooks
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Friedrich Egermann (1777-1864) was a Bohemian glassmaker and chemist born in Šluknov, a town in what is now the Czech Republic. Egermann apprenticed in Meissen, Germany before establishing a glass factory in Nový Bor. There he created opaque glass in rich colors, the most famous of which was a ruby red. Another of his inventions, Lithyalin glass was a polished, marbled glass that imitated the appearance of semiprecious stones. Egermann's work was later copied throughout Bohemia and the rest of E...