There were glass windows in Pompeii, 79 A.D. as is evident from its ruins.
Harper’s Book of Facts, 1905.
Draw the design upon paper the size required. Then colour it, and affix by means of a little gum to the outside of the window, and paint the inside over the design with varnish colours.
The Corner Cupboard of Facts for Everybody by Robert Kemp Philip, 1859.