Figure 7. Blowpipe, self-acting Spirit for bending glass tubes, Tin.
Figure 8. Blowpipe, self-acting in brass with sliding Lamp.
Figure 9. Blowpipe, Glassblower's Table, with double bellows, jets, lamp, and stand, complete.
Figure 10. Blowpipe (Dangers).
Figure 11. Blowpipe, Tilley's Hydraulic, very superior.
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 7-11. Blowpipes.” 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/5rh4zqe.
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