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    • 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…

    • 1880 – 1899

    This leather case, most likely a domestic kit designed for home use, appears to contain vials of powder China paint pigments, which are commonly used on porcelain/ceramic.

    Folding black leather case that can be secured…

    • 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…

    • 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,…

    • 1889 – 1891

    This photogravure reproduces a painting by American artist Daniel Ridgway Knight (1839-1924), who was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and also spent time in France. The photogravure was part of a massive study of…

    • circa 1889

    This photogravure by Gebbie & Husson Co. Ltd. reproduces Thomas Eakins' painting of Dr. Agnew lecturing to a crowd during surgery. Eakins depicted Dr. David Hayes Agnew lecturing during an operation before an audience…

    • 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.

    • circa 1957 (Date attributed to slide)
    • circa 1889 (Original design)

    Graphic representation of the periodic table of chemical elements organized in a symmetrical series table with bridge elements. This table was originated by German chemist Victor von Richter (1841-1891) circa 1889 and…

    • 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 1887 – circa 1963

    The alchemist sits, stirring the contents of a crucible, as he carefully watches the progress of a distillation experiment. He is surrounded by alchemical apparatus, glassware, and open books. An hourglass at his side…

    • 1880 – 1890

    Black metal (iron) U-shaped base with cylindrical brass (plated) parts; two metal slide clips mounted to slide plate; rotatable eye piece lowered or raised by the adjustment of top right knob; circular mirror underneath…

    • 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…

    • 1885 – 1910

    Rectangular tin sign with image of woman dyeing cloth in red dye. Articles of clothing including a stocking and blouse are on a clothesline hung above her head. Yellow text with red outline is embossed.

    • 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…

    • after 1849 – before 1895

    Third 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…