Saint-Gobain Glasshouse

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French glass manufactory. In 1693 Louis XIV (reg 1643–1715) and his minister Jean-Baptiste Colbert (1619–83) established the Manufacture Royale des Grandes Glaces at Saint-Gobain (Picardy). The company’s large plate-glass mirrors ...

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