Rainbow Review Articles
I didn't know that National Depression Glass Club had put the articles from
Rainbow Review and Glass Review on their web site. Those articles were my
first attempt to write about glass patterns and lead to my Candlewick research.
In 1973, I subscribed to Depression Glass Daze and Rainbow Review.
An article was Depression Glass Daze about Candlewick but no pictures
were shown. So, I wrote an article for September Daze and showed some of
the Candlewick glass ads I had found in old magazines. I was very surprised
when the editor of Rainbow Review wrote me and asked me to write some
articles about the glass ads for that magazine. I was a 57 year old
homemaker, no expert on glass and had never written for publication, but I
decided to give it a try. My articles, "Looking Through the Ads With
Virginia Scott" started in October 1973 Rainbow Review and appeared until
until Glass Review stopped publication in 1988.
Candlewick articles in Rainbow Review and Glass Review brought many
inquiries from Candlewick collectors and lead me to research and write about
Candlewick. It had been my glass pattern when I married but about all I
knew about it was the name and that Imperial Glass made it. In the early
1970s very little had been written down about the pattern. My research
started from scratch. It was like putting a huge jigsaw puzzle together.
That's a little history of how Candlewick writing and research started.
Happy collecting in 2009,