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Title: 1971S02505.00007 Early Plastic Sample
Description: 1971S02505.00007
Early Plastic Sample, 1862-1900
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Green plastic disc.
Centre marked: Parksine Exhibition Medal Awarded 1862, A. Parkes, Birmingham, Patentee. Reverse is red plastic with the raised profile of Prince Albert and marked around the edge: Prince Albert Consort of Queen Victoria.
A replica of the bronze medal awarded to Alexander Parkes at the 1862 exhibition, made from Parksine.
Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
Science and Industry
Usage Rights: Creative Commons 0 - Public Domain. Optional attribution: Photo by Birmingham Museums Trust, licensed under CC0
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Credit Line: Presented by M. Petley, 1971.