main menu
main menu


Permission to Publish
Request an Image

View Picture List (47 images)

[Previous Images]







[Next Images]


To Zoom in, click on the image.          Enlarge the image  2x 4x 8x
Image information
Image caption[Apparatus for sublimation]
Image Type Print (Woodcut)
Image Date [not after 1545]
Size 9.5 x 10 cm.
Call number Smith 540.1 C465 1545 P.75
Notes Alchemy. This woodcut follows book 1, chapter 47, entitled "De uase, in quo Marchasita recte possit sublimari"[On the vessels in which marcasite may be correctly sublimed] and preceeds chapter 48, "De sublimatione Magnesiae..."[On the sublimation of magnesium].
Apparatus in the image (See Glossary)
Apparatus Name Function Material
Alembic   Earthenware 
Furnace (Stove, Oven) Sublimation  Brick or Stone 
Publishig information
Author Davis, Tenney L. , 1890 - 1949
  Jabir ibn Hayyan,
TitleAlchemiae Gebri Arabis philosophi solertissimi libri, cum reliquis, ut versa pagella indicabit.
PublisherIoañ. Petreius Nurembergeñ. Denuo Bernae excudi faciebat
Imprint Date1545
Location in Bookp.75