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Image captionIl vaso della distillatione dello aceto [Vessel for the distillation of vinegar (acid?)]
Image Type Print (Woodcut)
Image Date [not after 1544]
Size 9 x 13 cm.
Call number Smith 540.1 B726 1562 P.132
Notes Outside border text, from left to right: "Nihil Occultum Quod Non Reveletur" [Nothing hidden which is not revealed]. This woodcut also appears on p. 72 of the Venice 1544 edition of La Espositione di Geber...(Smith 540.1 B726 1544).
Apparatus in the image (See Glossary)
Apparatus Name Function Material
Alembic Distillation  Earthenware or Glassware 
Cucurbit   Earthenware or Glassware 
Furnace (Stove, Oven) Distillation  Brick or Stone 
Publishig information
Author Jabir ibn Hayyan,
TitleLa Espositione de Geber Filosofo...
PublisherGabriel Giolito de' Ferrari
PlaceVinegia [Venice]
Imprint Date1562
Location in Bookp.132