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Image captionMercurial Air-Holder and Breathing Machine.
Associated name Clayfield, William
  Watt, James , 1736 - 1819
Creator (Engraver) Lowry, Wilson , 1762 - 1824
Image Type Print (Engraving)
Image Date 1800
Size 18 x 12 cm.
Call number Smith 615.781 D319 PL.1
Notes Respiration. Plate accompanies "Description of a Mercurial Air-Holder, Suggested by an inspection of Mr. Watt's Machine for containing Factious Airs, By William Clayfield": pp.573-6.
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Apparatus Name Function Material
Receiver   Glassware 
Retort   Glassware 
Publishig information
Author Davy, Humphry , Sir , 1778 - 1829
TitleResearches, chemical and philosophical; chiefly concerning nitrous oxide or dephlogisticated nitrous air, and its respiration.
PublisherPrinted for J. Johnson
Imprint Date1800
Location in BookPlate 1 (opp.p.1)