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Image information
Image captionLaboratoire et table des Raports.
Associated name Alembert, Jean Le Rond d' , 1717 - 1783
  Diderot, Denis , 1713 - 1784
Creator (Artist) Goussier, Louis-Jacques , 1722 - 1799
Creator (Engraver) Prévost, Benoît Louis , ca. 1735 - 1804?
Image Type Print (Engraving)
Image Date [not before 1772]
Size 44 x 33.5 cm.
Call number Smith P/L112.9C L
Notes Title translated: Laboratory and affinity table. Later state of an image first published, with other plates and explanatory key, as "Chimie"[Chemistry], in Recueil de planches, sur les sciences, les arts libéraux, et les arts méchaniques...(Paris, 1762-1772), vol. 3. These plates originally issued to accompany the Encyclopédie, ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers (Paris, 1751-1765). First state of image available in RBC Folio AE25 E53 Plates, vol. 3. P/L112.9Ca L (not scanned) is a photomechanical reproduction.
 
Apparatus in the image (See Glossary)
Apparatus Name Function
Adopter  
Alembic  
Aludel  
Athanor (Digesting Furnace) Digestion 
Bellows  
Capital (Lat. Capitum; Head)  
Cucurbit  
Furnace (Stove, Oven) Evaporation (Ascension) 
Matrass (Florence flask)  
Pelican  
Receiver  
Retort  
Twin alembics (twins)  
Water Bath (Balneum Mariae)