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Image caption[Apparatus for collecting gas from coal, for use in lighting]
Image Type Print (Wood engraving)
Image Date 1808
Size 9 x 7 cm.
Call number Smith QD30 P24 1808 TP
Notes Apparatus described on pp.537-539. A cast-iron retort sits in the furnace to the right; tubes convey hydrogen gas to the gasometer and then to the lamps.
Apparatus in the image (See Glossary)
Apparatus Name Function Material
Furnace (Stove, Oven)   Brick or Stone 
Gasometer (Gazometer)    
Retort   Metal: Iron 
Publishig information
Author Parkes, Samuel , 1828 - 1885
TitleThe chemical catechism: with notes, illustrations, and experiments. (3rd ed.)
PublisherPrinted for the Author...
Imprint Date1808
Location in BookTitle-page (vignette)