Wilson, a manufacturer of cotton velvets in Manchester, included a sample of his Turkey-red dyed cotton in his submission to the Society of Arts in 1761. His processes twice won the prize offered by the Society.

From The creation of color in eighteenth-century Europe by Sarah Lowengard

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  • European: 1400-1800
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  • John Wilson to the Chemistry Committee of the Society of Arts, 12 February 1761. Wilson, a manufacturer of cotton velvets in Manchester, included a sample of his Turkey-red dyed cotton in his submission to the Society of Arts in 1761. His processes twice won the prize offered by the Society.