Baron Justus von Liebig, a pioneering German chemist as well as a professor at the University of Giessen invented a silver hand mirror in 1835. He created a chemical deposit consisting of a thin layer film of silver onto glass for reflective viewing.
Baron Justus von Liebig
Professor at the University of Giessen
- Mirror – Wikipedia
Mirrors are manufactured by applying a reflective coating to a suitable substrate. The most common substrate is glass, due to its transparency, ease of fabrication, rigidity, hardness, and ability to take a smooth finish.
- Period Features: Silver Hand Mirror – Prickett & Ellis Estate Agents
One of the items from the everyday past which I am particularly fond of is the silver hand mirror. They always cheer up a utilitarian bathroom with a little pop of bling and are usually very good value and increasingly collec …