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    • circa 1877

    Pocket-sized cookbook features recipes using Horsford baking powder including recipes for biscuits, rolls, muffins and short cakes.

    • 1800s

    An alchemist takes the pulse of an elegant female patient, inside a cavernous chamber decorated with fine paintings and luxurious furnishings. Above the mantle hangs a painted hunting scene which resembles the work of…

    • 1800s

    A physician wearing the traditional physician's cap conducts a urinoscopy on the flask he holds. A woman is seated beside him, waiting for the results. In the foreground the alchemist's assistant is tending to a furnace…

    • 1800s

    A bearded alchemist wearing a fur-trimmed top coat and cap is carefully weighing ingredients with a balance. On top of his table is an exotic carpet covered with papers, a copper pitcher, and ceramic jar. Resting on a…

    • 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…

    • 1870 – 1890

    This print reproduces a painting exhibited by A. H. Tourrier at the Royal Academy in London in 1871. The scene shows a trio of nobles standing awed before an alchemist holding out a broken crucible in his right…

    • circa 1824 – 1904

    The identity of the scientist in this lithograph is not currently known. The print was created by Robert Jacob Hamerton, who was a cartoonist and illustrator from County Longford, Ireland. He later moved to London,…

    • 1800s

    This engraving shows Dutch mathematician and physicist Jean Henri van Swinden (1746–1823) demonstrating the generation of electricity to the Felix Meritis Society in Amsterdam. The Felix Meritis Society was founded in…

    • 1800s

    Originally published in Vanity Fair on January 8, 1887, this image depicts Louis Pasteur holding two white rabbits.

    • 1800s

    A bearded man reading a book is standing in a great vaulted interior. A large window illuminates the room with warm daylight, reflecting against the glassware sparsely placed on upper shelves. At right, a long-necked…

    • circa 1850 – 1883

    This dark and eerie scene centers on the seated figure of an alchemist, pausing as he works a pair of bellows to stoke a fire. Dwarfed by his enormous chair and the looming masonry furnace at left, the alchemist peers…

    • after 1849 – before 1887

    Tabulation of data on the fineness of copper (i.e. weight of copper in proportion to the total weight of the metal including impurities and alloy base metals.)

    • after 1860 – before 1887

    Account Statement listing totals for standard ounces of gold melted, actual wastage, and ratio of wasted to melted for the years 1861-1886.

    • after 1860 – before 1887

    Account Statement listing totals for standard ounces of gold melted, actual wastage, and ratio of wasted to melted for the years 1861-1886.

    • 1800s

    Gold painted metal can and lid both with extensive dark blue lettering and decoration.The main label reads "LANGLEBERT'S PSYLLIUM SEEDS." The can is full of small brown psyllium seeds, a source of soluble dietary fiber.

    • after 1849 – before 1895

    Handwritten lecture notes with diagrams prepared by Louis Pasteur for a lecture to the National Academy of Medicine on the subject of crystal structures, tartaric acid, and arsenites. This work led to the field of…

    • after 1849 – before 1895

    Second page of handwritten lecture notes with diagrams prepared by Louis Pasteur for a lecture to the National Academy of Medicine on the subject of crystal structures, tartaric acid, and arsenites. This work led to the…

    • after 1849 – before 1895

    First page of handwritten lecture notes with diagrams prepared by Louis Pasteur for a lecture to the National Academy of Medicine on the subject of crystal structures, tartaric acid, and arsenites. This work led to the…

    • after 1849 – before 1895

    Fourth page of handwritten lecture notes with diagrams prepared by Louis Pasteur for a lecture to the National Academy of Medicine on the subject of crystal structures, tartaric acid, and arsenites. This work led to the…