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Image captionDistillatio. : In igne succus omnium, arte, corporum / Vigens fit unda, limpida et potissima.
Creator (Artist) Straet, Jan van der , 1523 - 1605
Creator (Engraver) Galle, Jan , 1600 - 1676
Image Type Photomechanical print
Image Date 1954
Size 27 x 20.5 cm.
Call number Smith P/C423.65C L
Notes Multiple furnaces and other apparatus for distillation. Reproduction of an engraving, published for Atanor, Compañianacional para la Industria Quimica, Argentina. Original published in Jan van der Straet, Nova reperta (one section of Speculum diuersarum imaginum speculatiuarum), Antwerp, 1638. 3 copies. P/C423.65ca L (not scanned) is a different photomechanical reproduction, published in Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, November, 1941.
Apparatus in the image (See Glossary)
Apparatus Name Function
Athanor (Digesting Furnace)  
Furnace (Stove, Oven)  
Water Bath (Balneum Mariae) Distillation