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Alchemy: 18th cent.

Date
1782
Reference
MS.879
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Description

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.

Publication/Creation

1782

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.

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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  • Latin

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