Perkin Anniversary


2006 commemorated the 150th anniversary of the discovery of the synthetic dye mauveine by Sir William Henry Perkin (1838 - 1907).

The Perkin website is a fun way to find out more about the discovery.

Perkin online exhibit



Flash version of Perkin website

Perkin Anniversary Website (Flash version)

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Non-Flash version of Perkin website

Perkin Anniversary Website (Non-Flash version)

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