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    • 1886

    Illustrations printed in color of two varieties of cinchona bark. No. 109 is Cinchona Flavae cortex or yellow cinchona bark and No. 111 is Cinchonae Carthagenae cortex or Carthagena bark.

    This manual identifies plants…

    • 1886

    Illustrations printed in color. Illustration No. 108 is Cinchonae rubrae cortex or red cinchona bark. Illustration No. 110 is Cinchonae pallidae cortex or pale cinchona bark.

    This manual identifies plants used for…

    • 1886

    Illustrations of medicinal plants printed in color. No. 70 is a cassia pulp, No. 73 is a catechu nigrum or cutch made from the heart wood of the acacia. No. 81 is Amygdala amara or bitter almond, No. 83 is Amygdala…

    • Plate 8.
    • 1886

    An Illustration printed in color of various leaves, a bark, and seed. No. 41 is Buchu Folia, No. 42 is Cuspariae vel Angusturae Cortex or Angustura bark, No. 64 is Physostigmatis Semen or calabar bean, No. 68 is Senna…

    • Plate 7.
    • 1886

    Illustrations printed in color of a lemon whole and a cross-section and a bael fruit whole as well as a cross-section.

    This manual identifies plants used for medicinal purposes. The focus is on plants that can be…

    • 1886

    Illustration printed in color. Item no. 29. is guarana, which is made from the seeds of the paullinia sorbilis ground, made into a paste then molded into a cylindrical mass and dried. Guarana is known for its high…

    • 1886

    Illustration printed in color of roots from plants in the Polygalaceae family. The top root, no. 23, is a Senegae Radix or Senega root. The lower two illustrations, no. 24, are of the Krameriae Radix or Rhatany root.

    • Plate 4.
    • 1886

    Printed illustration in color of two opium masses. Opium is made from the juice from the capsules of Papaver somniferum which is then hardened by evaporation. The top illustration, no. 18, is of Egyptian Opium which was…

    • Plate 3.
    • 1886

    Printed illustration in color of two opium masses. Opium is made from the juice from the capsules of Papaver somniferum which is then hardened by evaporation. The top, no. 16, is of a Smyrna Opium which is wrapped in…

    • 1906 (Publication)
    • 1862 (Creation)

    Photographic portrait of Robert W. Bunsen, Gustav Kirchhoff, and Henry E. Roscoe. In the book Roscoe explains that the photograph was taken during a visit of Bunsen and Kirchhoff to Manchester while Roscoe was chair of…

    • 1906 (Publication)

    A photographic portrait of Henry Enfield Roscoe writing at a desk at his home, Woodcote Lodge in 1906. The photograph was taken by a photographer from Elliot & Fry studio and printed by Emery Walker.
    A photomechanical…

    • The Dropsical Woman

    This engraving, by the French printmaker Jean Baptiste Fosseyeux, reproduces an original painting by Gerrit Dou. The work, titled "The Dropsical Woman," shows a young but finely-robed doctor examining the urine of a…

    • 1747

    This engraving by Thomas Major, after a painting of the same subject by David Teniers II, shows a "country surgeon" at work, treating the foot of a patient. As the surgeon bends down to apply a leech to the man's foot,…

    • The Hippocratic Grimoire
    • 1740 – 1790

    An engraving by F. Basan, after the painting by David Teniers II. The inscription below this work, Le Grimoire d'Hypocrate, refers to Hippocrates, a Greek physician often called the father of medicine in Western…

    • 1835 – 1840

    This lithograph by Carl Straub, after a painting of the same subject by David Teniers II, shows the interior of a chemist's laboratory with a man seated in front of a furnace. He tends a glowing fire with a pair of…

    • 1700s

    This etching, by the Italian engraver and etcher Giuseppe [Joseph] Longhi, reproduces a work by the Dutch master of chiaroscuro, Rembrandt van Rijn. The original painting traveled to France in the 18th century and…

    • 1755

    Engraved by Thomas Major after a painting of the same subject by David Teniers II, this print shows a young alchemist in a cap and apron working a pair of bellows before an open hearth. Distillation vessels, open books,…

    • Goodness, poverty, middle age, youth. Who makes of it misfortune or happiness.
    • 1760 – 1800

    This etching by Francesco Pedro, for Nicollo Cavalli of Venice, reproduces a painting by Francesco Maggiotto. The scene shows four individuals in a humble workroom, gathered around a brazier full of coals. The central…

    • 1740 – 1790

    This engraving by J. Tardieu reproduces a painting of the same subject by David Teniers II. An older man with a lined, wizened face sits in a chair before a table, intently reading an open book. Before him sits a globe,…

    • circa 1900 – 1965

    This work reproduces a painting by Wijck in the collections of the Rijksmuseum. The alchemist, seated at his desk before the window, looks down to survey the progress of his assistant. The young boy holds up a basin for…

    • 1884-Apr-02

    The scene depicts a character named Dr. Cashdown Mixer, Analytical Chemist collecting payments for items such as "Analysis Tea," "Analysis Coffee," and Analysis Oilymargarine" from a line of gentleman.

    This cartoon…

    • The completed Louvre and New Rue de Rivoli
    • circa 1826 – 1865

    "Le Louvre Achevé et la Nouvelle Rue de Rivoli," which translates to "The completed Louvre and New Rue de Rivoli," depicts an aerial view of Paris, seen from a hot air balloon. Philippe Benoist (French, Geneva 1813–ca.…

    • Fontainebleau in Balloon, View Taken Above the Great Cavalry Quarter
    • circa 1846

    Jules Arnout (1814-1868) was a French lithographer who executed landscape views of cities in France, England, Italy, and Switzerland, many of which were based on his own sketches and drawings. This print shows a view of…

    • circa 1858 – 1880

    This bird's-eye aerial view of Paris by engraver Marie-Hilaire Guesnu (1802-1880) shows the Bois de Boulogne, a large park located in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, on the western edge of the city. The park was…

    • Paris and its Fortifications, View Taken in Balloon Above Mount Valerien
    • circa 1846

    Jules Arnout (1814-1868) was a French lithographer who executed landscape views of cities in France, England, Italy, and Switzerland, many of which were based on his own sketches and drawings. This print shows Paris and…