Alchemical installation

    Date
    ca.early 17th century
    Creator
    Unknown, Artist
    Object type
    Archive reference number
    Manuscript page number
    p327v
    Material
    Dimensions
    height (page): 205mm
    width (page): 143mm
    Subject
    Content object
    Description
    A drawing of an alchemical installation with German and Latin descriptions, visualising where the fifth essence can be found.

    These drawings and texts are part of a collection of treatises on alchemy, physical and mathematical sciences for 'Count Guido', entitled 'Libro varissimo del Conte Guido di materie Fisicke & Mathematicke', dated before 1650.

    The manuscript was presented to the Royal Society in 1947 by the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society.
    Associated place
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    Credit
    ┬ęThe Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.16318
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