However, during the Easter of 1856, when Perkin returned to his home in Cable Street in the East End, his own experiments in his laboratory created something very different.
The rich purple colour Mr Perkin had stumbled across was adopted by no less than Queen Victoria herself.
Interestingly, Perkin made the discovery quite At the age of 15, Perkin joined the Royal Collage of Chemistry under the guidance of August Wilhelm von Hofmann, who had the time had published a hypothesis on how it might be possible to synthesise quinine, an expensive natural substance much in demand for the treatment of malaria.
Following his invention, Perkins quickly focused on the patenting, manufacturing and commercialisation of this purple dye.
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