Moulded rectangular plaque of brown Parkesin

maker:
Alexander Parkes

Flat, moulded rectangular plaque of brown Parkesine, decorated with cross in centre and corners filled with leaf design, made by Alexander Parkes, c. 1860s, England

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
1937-30/42
Materials:
Parkesine (xylotile) and cellulose nitrate
type:
plaque
credit:
Mr. A. Parkes.