Two photographs in one mount showing: (1) first pu

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One of two photographs in one mount showing: (1) first pure specimen of mauve dye discovered by Perkin in 1856; (2)
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Two photographs in one mount showing: (1) first pure specimen of mauve dye discovered by Perkin in 1856; (2) frame containing silk skein dyeing made immediately after discovery, also part of first piece of material dyed on large scale with mauve (originals in possession of Mrs. A.G. Perkin)

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Category:
Industrial Chemistry
Object Number:
1936-612
type:
photographs
credit:
Science Museum Photographer

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