Lizard effect umbrella handle

An umbrella or parasol handle, circa 1920s, coated with mock snake or lizard skin moulded from thermoformed cellulose nitrate onto a wooden armature. This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection.
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Date
1920 - 1929 (circa)
Dimensions
length 240 mm, diameter 18 mm
Materials
plastic , celluloid - generic term, CN , cellulose nitrate , wood
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Object Number
PHSL : 258
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