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Image number: RS.16120
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Furnace

Date

late 17th century

Creator

Unknown, Artist

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

p436

Material

Dimensions

height (page): 195mm
width (page): 150mm

Subject

Content object

Description

Drawing of a mercurial furnace, with notes in English about how to set one up. The rest of the three pages of text are in Latin and are about the preparation of salis marini, or marine salt.

The manuscript is part of the Robert Boyle Papers.

Related Fellows

Robert Boyle (1627-1691, British), Natural philosopher

Associated place

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