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Image information
Image caption[Laboratory for metallurgy and the industrial arts]
Creator (Engraver) Canot, Pierre-Charles , 1710 - 1777
Creator (Painter) Wale, Samuel
Image Type Print (Engraving)
Image Date 1765
Size 42 x 26 cm.
Call number Smith 609 L584 FRONT
Notes Eight furnaces in various locations; two balances on windowsill. This laboratory may have been intended for metallurgical work, glassmaking, and other chemical and industrial experiments.
 
Apparatus in the image (See Glossary)
Apparatus Name Function Material
Alembic Distillation   
Balance    
Bellows    
Furnace (Stove, Oven)    
Retort    
Rings   Metal: Iron 
Thermometer    
Tongs   Metal: Iron 
 
Publishig information
Author Lewis, William , 1714 - 1781
TitleCommercium Philosophico-Technicum; or, the Philosophical Commerce of Arts
PublisherPrinted by H. Baldwin...
PlaceLondon
Imprint Date1765
Location in BookFrontispiece