Head of Jesus, carved on imitation amber Parkesine

maker:
Alexander Parkes

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Tiny carved head on plinth of Jesus, made of imitation amber Parkesine, made by Alexander Parkes, c. 1860, England

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
1937-30/37 Pt1
Materials:
Parkesine (xylotile) and cellulose nitrate
credit:
Mr. A. Parkes.