Plaque

Sir William Perkin

Inscription

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.
Stepney Historical Trust 

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E1, Cable Street

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Sir William Henry Perkin, FRS

Chemist.  Born King David's Lane, Shadwell.  While a student at the Royal Col...

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