Glass Mirrors Distortion Free

In 1687, a French glass artisan, by the name of Bernard Perrot patented a technique of rolling out smooth planes of glass, and created the first glass mirrors free of distortion.

Date:
      1687
Name(s):
      Bernard Perrot
Occupation:
      Glass Artisan
Location:
      France


Additional Information:

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