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Image caption[Laboratory with chemist or alchemist and assistant]
Creator (Artist) Méchau, Jakob Wilhelm , 1745 - 1808
Creator (Engraver) Geyser, Christian-Gottlieb , 1742 - 1803
Image Type Print (Engraving)
Image Date 1788
Size 9.5 x 15.5 cm.
Call number Smith 540.3 M248 GL 1788 V.1 FRONT
Notes Tongs and bellows sit alongside a furnace in right foreground; another furnace, with alembic and receiver, in left background.
Apparatus in the image (See Glossary)
Apparatus Name Function Material
Alembic   Glassware 
Bellows   Wood; Leather 
Furnace (Stove, Oven)   Brick or Stone 
Receiver   Glassware 
Tongs   Metal 
Publishig information
Author Macquer, Pierre Joseph , 1718 - 1784
TitleHerrn Peter Joseph Macquers Chymisches Wörterbuch : oder, Allgereine Begriffe der Chymie...
PublisherIn der Weidmannischen Buchhandlung
Imprint Date1788
Location in BookFrontispiece