Earliest existing specimen of viscose rayon, 1898.

Made:
1898 in England
maker:
Edward John Bevan
and
Charles Frederick Cross

Earliest existing specimen of viscose artificial silk (dated 30 August 1898). In flask.

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
1931-130
Materials:
Viscose, cellulose acetate, glass
type:
viscose rayon
credit:
Cross & Bevan Laboratories.
status:
Permanent collection

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