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

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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