National Geographic : 1939 Nov
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE BIOLOGICAL SPECIMENS PRESERVED IN TRANSPARENT RESIN This glossy-looking plastic is from the Philadelphia laboratory of Rohm and Haas. Objects are mounted in it for research and exhibition purposes by the U. S. Department of Agriculture. © National Geographic Society Kodachromes by Willard R. Culver SCIENCE EVOLVED NEW MATERIALS TO MAKE ALL THESE L'SEFI'L THINGS Birds in the turban are of " Plastacele "-a cellulose acetate plastic. " Lucite " forms the walking stick; the perfume bottle is of synthetic amber. From other man-made materials came the vanity case. gloves, scarf, mannequin's head, model hand, etc.