Blue Parkesine plaque with carved designs

maker:
Alexander Parkes

Flat, blue square plaque, saw pierced and carved with a tendril design with circle in middle, made of Parkesine by Alexander Parkes, c. 1855, English

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
1937-30/18
Materials:
Parkesine and cellulose nitrate
type:
plaque, parkesine and ornament (domestic)
credit:
Mr. A. Parkes.