Festival of Britain ashtray

Made:
1951 in Unknown place
maker:
Unknown
Glass ashtray, Festival Pattern Group, marked with Festival of Britain logo, unsigned, 1951. Associated with Dame

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Glass ashtray, Festival Pattern Group, marked with Festival of Britain logo, unsigned, 1951. Associated with Dame
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Glass ashtray based on the crystal structure of pentaerythritol. Designed by E. Sykes and made by the Wood Brothers Glass Co for the Festival Pattern Group, marked with Festival of Britain logo, 1951. Associated with Dame Kathleen Lonsdale at University College London.

Details

Category:
Experimental Chemistry
Object Number:
1993-421/6
type:
ashtray
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
credit:
Gift of University College London, in memory of Dame Kathleen Lonsdale