Medallion of black Parkesine, male head

Made:
1855-1868
maker:
Alexander Parkes

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Medallion of black Parkesine, showing left profile of male head adorned with ivy wreath, made by Alexander Parkes, c. 1860, England

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
1937-30/36 Pt2
Materials:
Parkesine (xylotile) and cellulose nitrate
credit:
Mr. A. Parkes.