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    • 1909

    Entitled "What Modern High Explosives Can Do," photographic reproduction depicts the explosion of a wood boom located in a natural body of water. Debris, fire, smoke and water emanate from the explosion.

    This plate is…

    • 1909

    Entitled "Natural Gas in England," photographic reproduction depicts a source of natural gas found in Heathfield, Sussex, England. An onlooker observes the ignited source of natural gas.

    This plate is found within The…

    • 1909

    Entitled "Capping a Burning Oil Well," illustration depicts workers leading a crane with a cap to a petroleum fire. Explanatory text states how cap will be lowered upon the source of the petroleum leakage to extinguish…

    • 1909

    Entitled "Where it Rains Petroleum," illustration depicts oil wells in Baku, Azerbaijan. One oil well spews petroleum with workers and onlookers seen throughout the landscape.

    This plate is found within The Romance of…

    • 1909

    Entitled "A Big Blaze at Baku," photographic reproduction depicts a petroleum fire at the petroleum fields in Baku, Azerbaijan, formerly under Russian rule. The natural stores of oil gush from the earth's surface so…

    • 1909

    Entitled "A Wonderful Ceiling," photographic reproduction depicts the Ballroom of stalactites found within the Luray Caverns in Luray, Virginia. Accompanying text describes how stalactites are formed by chalk-filled…

    • 1909

    Entitled "Where Stalactites Abound," illustration depicts two men exploring inside the stalactite caverns in Padirac, France. Rays of light emit from the opening at the top of the cavern. A stairwell descends into the…

    • 1909

    Entitled "A Wonderful Result of Prolonged Chemical Action," photographic reproduction depicts stalactites and stalagmites in the caves at Cheddar, Somerset, England. Accompanying text describes how the growths are a…

    • 1909

    Entitled "A Simple Chemical Change," photographic reproduction depicts a lump of quicklime in the top photograph with the middle photograph exhibiting steam emitting from the lump as a result of the addition of water. …

    • 1909

    Entitled "How a Man may Breath Safely in a Poisonous Atmosphere," photographic reproduction of the front and backside view of a man wearing a breathing apparatus. The caption states how the breathing bag delivers oxygen…

    • 1909

    Entitled "A Chemical Fire-Engine," photographic reproduction depicts firemen standing on a chemical fire engine truck. The caption states how a carbonate acid mixture results in carbon dioxide, which provides water…

    • 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…

    • 1909

    Entitled "Sealing Platinum Wires into an Electric Glow Lamp," photographic reproduction depicts a man at a workbench sealing platinum wires into an incandescent light bulb. Information below the image explains how…

    • 1909

    Entitled "Molten Iron without a Furnace," photographic reproduction depicts rail workers melting a mixture of metallic aluminum and iron oxide, known as thermit. When heated, a chemical action results in metallic iron…

    • 1909

    A photographic reproduction of the replica of an alchemist's laboratory located in the Deutsches Museum in Munich, Germany. Various vessels for distillation can be seen along with two furnaces.

    This plate is found…

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    • 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…

    • 1909

    Entitled "Science at a Colliery Disaster," frontispiece plate depicts a scene from the Hamstead Colliery mining disaster of 1908, which occurred in Hamstead, England. The rescue party wear respirators while performing a…

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    • 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.

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    • 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…

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    • 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…

    • 1909

    A layman's introduction to topics in chemistry including a history of chemistry along with alchemy and the philosopher's stone; elements including organic, invisible, metals, acids, alkalies, and water; chemical changes…