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Image captionVaso della sublimatione del solpho [Vessel for the sublimation of sulphur]
Image Type Print (Woodcut)
Image Date [not after 1544]
Size 9.5 x 13.5 cm.
Call number Smith 540.1 B726 1562 P.133
Notes Outside border text, from left to right: "Longitudo dierum in dextera eius et in sini-stra divitiae et gloria." [On [his] right, length of days; On [his] left riches and glory.] This woodcut also appears on p. 73 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 Sublimation  Earthenware or Glassware 
Cucurbit   Earthenware or Glassware 
Furnace (Stove, Oven) Sublimation  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.133