Figure 20. Furnace, Round Iron, very useful.
Figure 21. Furnace, Dr. Black's.
Figure 22. Furnace, on Professor Brande's Principle, made to order, price according to size.
Figure 23. Pair of large Pepy's Copper Gas-holders, suitable for lecturer's.
These illustrations are part of Palmer's New Catalogue by Edward Palmer (1803-1872), regarded as the earliest, freely-accessible sales catalog of commercially available chemicals and scientific apparatus. The catalog provides insight into the costs and considerations of equipping laboratories during the early Victorian period. Featuring 292 engraved figures, the catalog is digitized in its entirety.
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Palmer, Edward. “Figures 20-23. Furnace Stoves, For Experimental Purposes, Made to Order.” In Palmer's New Catalogue, with Three Hundred Engravings of Apparatus, Illustrative of Chemistry, Pneumatics, Frictional and Voltaic Electricity, Electro Magnetism, Optics, &c. London, England: William Gilbert, 1840. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/49oc95h.
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