Parkesine Medallion, white and blue

Made:
c. 1862 in Birmingham
maker:
Alexander Parkes

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Parkesine Medallion test piece. Slightly warped. Obverse, Prince Albert in right profile and stamped around rim with PRINCE ALBERT, CONSORT OF QUEEN VICTORIA, under head J.MOORE BHAMM. Reverse, coloured blue, raised border of leaves and berries, stamped PARKSINE/EXHIBITION/ MEDAL, AWARDED/1862/A.PARKES BHAMM /PATENTEE. Made by Alexander Parkes; c. 1862. (P86).

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
2011-115/71
type:
medallion
credit:
Plastics Historical Society