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  • The Science Museum – Mauve Mania: William Henry Perkin

    In 2018 it was 180 years since the birth of William Henry Perkin.  To celebrate this the Science Museum’s then Curator of Chemistry, Dr Sophie Waring, explored the objects in their collections linked to his most famous invention: the first synthetic dye, Mauveine. Early 2019, after this commemoration, we were…

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  • Belgium Presentation – A Forgotten Restoration


    In November May travelled to Brussels to give a presentation entitled A Forgotten Restoration – The 19th century restoration of…

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