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Image information
Image caption[Three Furnaces]
Image Type Print (Engraving)
Image Date 1765
Size 18.5 x 24.5 cm.
Call number Smith 609 L584 PL.2
Notes From "Explanation of Plate II," p. 35: "wind melting furnace with a section of the grate and crucible"[right]; "assay furnace with a section of the muffle above the grate"[center]; "reverberatory, with a glass retort for distillation"[left].
 
Apparatus in the image (See Glossary)
Apparatus Name Function Material
Air Furnace (Wind Furnace)    
Crucible    
Furnace (Stove, Oven) Assaying   
Muffle    
Retort Distillation  Glassware 
Reverberatory Furnace (Reverberatory) Distillation   
 
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 BookPlate 2, opp. p. 35