Decorated Parkesine medallion in metal holder

Made:
1855-1868
maker:
Alexander Parkes

Medallion in metal holder, of buff Parkeine, showing cupid on back of swan made by Alexander Parkes, c. 1860, England

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
1937-30/15 Pt1
Materials:
backing, waxed, paper, cellulose nitrate, medallion, Parkesine and surround, metal
credit:
Mr. A. Parkes.