Perkin's perfect purple : how a boy created color with chemistry
"Many years ago, the color purple was available only to a privileged few. The process was very complicated and expensive. Until 1856, when a boy named William Henry Perkin invented a new way. While testing a hypothesis about a cure for malaria, he found that his experiment resulted in something else--something vivid and rare for the times: synthetic PURPLE"--
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|Location||Call Number /
|Naples Library||J B PERKIN (Text)
|This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.|