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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)    
Furnace (Stove, Oven) Assaying   
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...
Imprint Date1765
Location in BookPlate 2, opp. p. 35