Entitled "A Striking Feature of Modern Aluminum Works," photographic reproduction depicts water pipelines traversing a hillside in Kinlochleven in Argyllshire, Scotland. Accompanying text states how water power is used in the production of aluminum. Permission is given to the British Aluminum Company, which was located in Kinlochleven; therefore, this photograph most likely depicts the infrastructure of the British Aluminum Company.
This plate is found within The Romance of Modern Chemistry, which is a layman's introduction to topics in chemistry. Includes a history of chemistry along with alchemy and the philosopher's stone; elements including organic, invisible, metals, acids, alkalies, and water; chemical changes such as fire, freezing and explosions; chemistry of the stars; food; electricity; solutions and crystals; as well as discoveries in chemistry.
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