Merry Meriden is famous for its manufactories of electro-plated silverware.
For electro-plated goods, nickel silver is now almost invariably employed.
Although originally of pure white, delicate, frosty-looking silver, it is also often electro-plated with gold.
In 1834 Henry Bessemer electro-plated lead castings with copper in the production of antique relief heads.
He paid ...