White rod of Parkesine, circular in cross-section

maker:
Alexander Parkes

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White rod of Parkesine circular in cross-section, made by Alexander Parkes, c. 1860, England

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
1937-30/29
Materials:
Parkesine (xylotile) and cellulose nitrate
credit:
Mr. A. Parkes.