The Plastics Age

The Plastics Age

From Bakelite to Beanbags and Beyond

Book - 1993
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A history of plastic products from the late 19th century to the present, in 15 essays and 150 color and black-and-white photographs, mostly of objects in major museums around the world. The text is basically chronological, exploring such topics as industrial design and commercial art, perceptions of plastic, natural and cultural wood, and pop culture. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: Woodstock, N.Y. : Overlook Press, 1993, c1992.
ISBN: 9780879514884
Branch Call Number: 668/.4/Pla 43mb 01
Characteristics: 159 p. : ill.
Additional Contributors: Sparke, Penny


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