Ivoride sample

Front view of an Ivoride panel showing the moulded stamps. Side view of an Ivoride panel showing the depth of the material. Rear view of an Ivoride panel showing the plain back. Rear view of an Ivoride panel showing the plain back. Side view of an Ivoride panel showing the depth of the material. Top view of an Ivoride panel showing the moulded stamps.
Front view of an Ivoride panel showing the moulded stamps. Side view of an Ivoride panel showing the depth of the material. Rear view of an Ivoride panel showing the plain back. Rear view of an Ivoride panel showing the plain back. Side view of an Ivoride panel showing the depth of the material. Top view of an Ivoride panel showing the moulded stamps.

Description

A rectangular sample of Ivoride pierced in one corner. The sample bears two decorative moulded stamps. One has the image of an elephant in the centre and is surrounded by the words Daniel Spill, Ivoride Works Homerton, London. Patentee and sole manufacturer. The other stamp has the words IVORIDE substitue for Ivory Patent which will not discolour by age of use, is durable and tough. The sample is accompanied by a letter from the donor and photocopied pages from a booklet entitled Pioneering in Plastics by John Merriman.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

moulded: "Daniel Spill, Ivoride Works Homerton, London. Patentee and sole manufacturer" (front)
moulded: "IVORIDE substitue for Ivory Patent which will not discolour by age of use, is durable and tough" (front)

Object number

PHSL : X12

Date

1870 - 1879 (circa)

Country

Dimensions
Width
132mm
Height
87mm
Depth
6mm

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