Indeed it was partly a reaction to mass-production and a decline in standards of design, in which electroplate was perceived to play a major part, that encouraged moves for design reform and the setting up of the Museum.
The silver and electroplate he designed is noted for its uncompromising, abstract formal structure.
Using a lightweight, electroplate metal, Wood was able to fit and shape the exact dimensions and proportions of the patient's face.
These teapots, reflecting interest in the simple, clean lines of polyhedral Japanese tea-kettles, were made in very limited numbers in silver and electroplate .
Most of the Sheffield Plate that appears on the market is in relatively good condition, whereas much of the 19th century electroplate is very much the worse for wear.
Truly revolutionary, though, are Dresser's designs for toast racks, jugs, tureens and suchlike, manufactured in electroplate and ebonised wood.
While innovative technologically, electroplate was conservative in outlook.
Through its subsidiary, the concept was marketed as this style and offered in several electroplate patterns.
Chromate passivation systems containing hexavalent chromium compounds are extensively used in electroplating and metal treatment processing.
He is listed in the Liverpool directories as a ‘working jeweller, electroplater and gilder’ with his workshop, front 1870 to 1884, in the city centre.