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Associated name Brodie, Benjamin C., Sir , 1817 - 1880
Creator (Inventor) Scheele, Carl Wilhelm , 1742 - 1786
Image Type Print (Engraving)
Image Date 1780
Size 17.5 x 12 cm.
Call number Smith 540.4 SCH23.3 EF FRONT
Notes Experiments illustrating Scheele's discoveries of oxygen and nitrogen, by analysis of air and water vapor.
Apparatus in the image (See Glossary)
Apparatus Name Function Material
Bell (Bell Glass) Decomposition  Glassware 
Bladder   Animal tissue 
Retort Combustion  Glassware 
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Translator Forster, Johann Reinhold , 1729 - 1798
TitleChemical Observations and Experiments on Air and Fire. By Charles-William Scheele... [Chemische Abhandlung von Luft und Feuer. English]
PublisherPrinted for J. Johnson
Imprint Date1780
Location in BookFrontispiece