Hand carved plaque, ivory coloured Parkesine

Made:
1855-1868
maker:
Alexander Parkes
Hand carved plaque, ivory coloured Parkesine

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Hand carved plaque, ivory coloured Parkesine
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Hand carved circular plaque of ivory Parkesine, decorated with three cherubs and a billy goat, made by Alexander Parkes, c. 1860, England

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
1937-30/14 Pt3
Materials:
Parkesine and cellulose nitrate
type:
parkesine specimens
credit:
Mr. A. Parkes.