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Image caption[Fifth vessel for fixation]
Image Type Print (Woodcut)
Image Date [not after 1542]
Size 5 x 9 cm.
Call number Smith 540.1 J116 1542 P.49V
Notes Alchemy. Accompanying text states that this elongated vessel is appropriate for fixation of sulphur or arsenic.
 
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Apparatus Name Function Material
Matrass (Florence flask) Fixation  Earthenware; glassware 
 
Publishig information
Author Jabir ibn Hayyan,
TitleGeberis philosophi perspicacissimi, svmma perfectionis magisterii in sua natur ex bibliothecae Vaticanae exemplari undecunq...
PublisherApud Petrum Schoeffer... ; Apud Dominum Ioannem Baptistam Pederz
PlaceVenetiis; Brixiensem
Imprint Date1542
Location in Bookp.49v.