Parkesine Medallion, brown and green

Made:
c. 1862 in United Kingdom
maker:
Alexander Parkes
and
Joseph Moore

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Medallion made of Parkesine, made by Alexander Parkes, c. 1862. Obverse, Prince Albert in right profile, PRINCE ALBERT, CONSORT OF QUEEN VICTORIA, around rim. Under head J.MOORE BHAMM. Reverse raised border of leaves and berries, PARKSINE/EXHIBITION/ MEDAL, AWARDED/ 1862/ A.PARKES BHAMM / PATENTEE. (P78).

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
2011-115/66
type:
medallion
credit:
Plastics Historical Society