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WITH the consent of the Prince of Wales, the President, the Council of the Society of Arts has awarded the Albert Medal to Dr. W. H. Perkin, F.R.S., “for his discovery of the method of obtaining colouring matter from coal tar, a discovery which led to the establishment of a new and important industry, and to the utilization of large quantities of a previously worthless material.”

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