Alexander Parkes blue plaque in Birmingham
Alexander Parkes 1813-1890 Inventor of the first plastic, worked on this site for Elkington, Mason & Company, electroplaters, circa 1840-1850
- Erected: 1 January 2004
- Plaque Colour: Blue
- Subject Commemorated: Alexander Parkes
Alexander Parkes (29 December 1813 – 29 June 1890) was a metallurgist and inventor from Birmingham, England. He created Parkesine, the first man-made plastic.
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- Location: Old Elkington Works, 144 Newhall Street
- Metropolitan District: Birmingham City Council
- Metropolitan District Ward: Ladywood
- UK Parliament Constituency: Birmingham, Ladywood
- Region: West Midlands
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