Rolled plate glass

Rolled plate is a type of industrially produced glass. It was invented and patented by James Hartley circa 1847.[1][2] Rolled plate is used architecturally; for example, in the mid-19th century uses for rolled plate glass included roofing railway stations and greenhouses.[1]


  1. "James Hartley". Grace's Guide to British Industrial History. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  2. "Glass Timeline". History of Glass. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
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