Specimen of Sir Wm. Perkin's original artificial preparation of Alizarine

Made:
1869 in London
maker:
William Henry Perkin

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Specimen of Sir Wm. Perkin's original artificial preparation of Alizarine (the colouring principle of Madder) 1869.

Details

Category:
Industrial Chemistry
Object Number:
1936-594
Materials:
Alizarine, glass and paper (fibre product)
Measurements:
overall: 121 mm 38 mm,
type:
sample
credit:
Imperial College of Science & Technology