'Brunell's Patent Metallick Paper', May 1819.

Ackermann, R

 
'Brunell's Patent Metallick Paper', May 1819.
4 0 c m
 
28cm
actual image size: 20cm x 32cm

Description

Handbill lithographed by R Ackermann, with samples of silver, green, red and gold metallic paper. The samples are surrounded by the figures of Britannia, Neptune, a lion and an oyster shell beneath a theatrical pediment and royal coat of arms, suggesting a royal commision. The patentee is posibly Marc Isambard Brunel (1769-1849), British patent 4301, 5 November 1818: 'Tin-foil, capable of large and varied crystallisation').

Image Details

Artist
 
Image Ref.
 
10422639

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

buy a print

Select size
 
Select finish
 
How many prints?
 
£20.00
 

buy a framed print

buy a canvas

buy a framed canvas