Inset illustration of Du Pont's "Test Tube Girl," named as such given her outfit is made entirely of Du Pont plastic products. Her dress and gloves are made of rayon, her hat and bag of cellulose film, her heels are…
Promotional booklet advertising various products manufactured and sold by the E. I. Du Pont De Nemours & Company. Includes neoprene; dyes; fragrances; safety glass; seed disinfectants, fertilizers and sprays;…
- Publisher E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company
- Subject E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Lucite, Safety glass, Rubber, Artificial, Cellophane, Nylon, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Fabrikoid Division, Rayon, Advertising, Advertising, Industrial, New York World's Fair, Photographic Society of America
Two-fold pamphlet opens up to reveal a chart of Du Pont plastics, outlining the types of plastics Du Pont manufactures including polythene, nylon, "Pyralin" (cellulose nitrate), "Plastacele" (cellulose acetate),…
Amber-tinted lucite bracelet; exterior has raised floral pattern.
Lucite methyl methacrylate polymer was among the first plastics derived from petrochemicals. DuPont chemists discovered Lucite in 1931 while exploring…