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Alchemy: 18th cent.

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Collection of ten full-page water-colour drawings, with MS. Latin descriptions in red, of alchemical apparatus, furnaces, etc. The date is found on the illustration of a mortar on the verso of the third leaf from the end.



Physical description

1 volume 11 ll. folio. 35 x 24 cm. Original paper covers. Six of the illustrations have laminated parts.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1935.

Ownership note

On the first leaf is pasted the armorial book-plate of Christo[pher] Froschmayr E[dler] v[on] Scheibenhof.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).

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This material has been digitised and can be freely accessed online through the Wellcome Library catalogue.


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