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Image captionChemical Laboratory and Lecture Room in the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania.
Image Type Print (Engraving)
Image Date 1840
Size 18 x 11 cm.
Call number Smith 540 H226C C.4 FRONT
Notes Text above image: "Dimensions of the Lecture room & Laboratory 60 feet square -- adjoining offices 35 by 25 ft." This engraving is a revised version of that issued with the first edition (1827), containing additional apparatus located above the demonstration table. The apparatus is probably Hare's "Large Electrical Plate Machine," described in this edition by Hare as "a machine, constructed so as to be permanently affixed to the canopy over the hearth of my lecture room"("Of Mechanical Electricity," 6).
Institution information
InstitutionUniversity of Pennsylvania
CountryUnited States
Apparatus in the image (See Glossary)
Apparatus Name Function
Electrical machine Electricity 
Publishig information
Author Hare, Robert , 1781 - 1858
TitleA Compendium of the Course of Chemical Instruction in the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania. Fourth edition.
PublisherJ. G. Auner
Imprint Date1840
Location in BookFrontispiece