Cabinet of synthetic dyes, British Dyestuffs Corp, 1870-1926

Made:
c. 1900-1926 in England
manufacturer:
British Dyestuffs Corporation Limited

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Section of a Dye cabinet, labelled British Dyestuffs Corpn. Eleven oak drawers originally containing 141 dyes, lists of
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Dye cabinet, labelled British Dyestuffs Corpn. Eleven oak drawers originally containing 141 dyes, lists of direct cotton colours, acid colours, chrome colours, basic colours, sulphur colours and vat colours attached to doors. Of 120 phials of dye powder 5 are missing and 2 are replacements. Of 21 stoppered jars of liquid dyes only 5 remain.

Details

Category:
Industrial Chemistry
Object Number:
1979-132
Materials:
brass, glass, gold plated, metal, oak, paper, sealing wax, synthetic dye and wood
Measurements:
overall (cabinet): 925 x 535 x 195 mm
type:
synthetic dyes
credit:
University College London

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