Imperial Chemical Industries


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Family and Intimate relationships Leonora Carrington
Harold Wylde Carrington , LC 's father, was born in 1881. His father was a self-made textile millionaire whose invention led to the development of Viyella, a cotton-wool blend; he also provided Harold with his...


15 March 1939
Talks were in progress between Courtaulds and Imperial Chemical Industries about the proposed manufacture in Britain of fibre made of nylon, a new synthetic product announced last October in the USA.
“15 March 1939. Nylon touted as silk substitute”. Guardian Weekly, p. 22.