Mauveine dye

Made:
Manchester

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Mauveine dye, a sample chemical from Edward Schunck's work on natural dyes and plant products, 1840s-1900. Mauve is 'a chemical history icon'. It was a commercial dye that achieved great success as a fashionable colour between 1858 and 1863.

Details

Category:
Scientific Instruments & Research
Object Number:
Y1997.7.1.271
type:
dye sample
credit:
Gift of The University of Manchester