NTL works with W Glass Project to present glass 143, with texts and illustrations from library collections.
W Glass Project is initiated by Spring Pool Glass. It explores the contradiction and symbiosis between recycling and creation, and redefines sustainability.
Taiwan General’s Office Library Glass
Architecture and collection of seal stamp of Taiwan Governor-General’s Office Library. The building was supposed to be Lottery Bureau. When it was completed in 1908, the lottery service ended, so it was transferred to Taiwan General’s Office as a museum. After Taiwan Governor-General’s Office Library was founded in 1914, it looked for suitable buildings. The building was repurposed into a library and opened in 1915.
Po-Le poe Glass
This line is Taiwanese documented with Roman alphabets and Japanese Katakana, asking if people to pour boiled water into a glass.
Edited by Taiwan Governor-General’s Office / Monopoly Bureau / Monopoly Taiwan language Dictionary / 1922
Have A Cold Beer Glass
It’s an advertisement of “Ootsuka ice shop” for sweets and beer. Let’s have a cold beer in summer.
Koji Nakamura / Koujin / Issue No.2 / Taiwan Boungei Doshi sha / 1915
Designer：Dot Design Co.,Ltd.