Color plate depicts a torpedo boat attacking a large war vessel. Accompanying text mentions how a quick-moving torpedo boat can position the torpedo device in close proximity of the enemy war ship and withdrawal in time to avoid the impending explosion.
This plate is from John Howard Appleton's (1844-1930) Chemistry, Developed by Facts and Principles Drawn Chiefly from the Non-Metals, published in 1884. Intended as an introduction to the study of chemistry, this volume contains illustrations throughout the text including color plates. Color plates have been digitized along with a selection of illustrations.
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Appleton, John Howard. “Figure 57: Torpedo Boat Attacking a Large War Vessel.” Chemistry, Developed by Facts and Principles Drawn Chiefly from the Non-Metals. Providence, Rhode Island: Providence Lithograph Company, 1884. Science History Institute. Philadelphia. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/974k07q.
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