William Henry Perkin Blue Plaque Photo

William Henry Perkin blue plaque - Sir William Henry Perkin FRS discovered the first aniline dyestuff, March 1856, while working in his home laboratory on this site and went on to found science-based industry. 1838-1907

William Henry Perkin Blue Plaque Map


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Geological Society Of London Purple Plaque - 13 November 1807. The first geological society in the world was inaugurated in a building on this site known as The Freemasons' Tavern
Frederick Metcalf Blue Plaque - Frederick Metcalf Bookseller traded here 1841
Simon De Montfort And John Of Gaunt Grey Plaque - In the Palace of the Savoy lived for many months Simon de Montfort, founder of the House of Commons. This also was the home of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, who lived here in princely luxury from 1362 to 1381