John Mercer FRS, FCS, MPhS, JP: The Father of Textile Chemistry

Holme, I and Blackburn, RS (2019) John Mercer FRS, FCS, MPhS, JP: The Father of Textile Chemistry. Coloration Technology, 135 (3). pp. 171-182. ISSN 1472-3581



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Keywords: Mercerisation; Cotton dyeing; Calico printing; Textile history; Chemistry history; Early photography
  • Accepted: 6 March 2019
  • Published (online): 30 April 2019
  • Published: June 2019
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures (Leeds) > School of Design (Leeds)
Depositing User: Symplectic Publications
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2019 14:03
Last Modified: 30 Apr 2020 00:38
Status: Published
Publisher: Wiley
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