Figure 28. Lamps, Berzelius's portable Blowpipe.
Figure 29. Lamp, Cooper's for heating Tubes.
Figure 30. Lamp, Davy's Safety.
Figure 31. Lamp, Farraday's, with four wicks, as recommended in his chemical manipulations.
Figure 32. Lamp, brass Spirit, with two sliding rings, forming a convenient stand for watch glasses, small evaporating dishes, &c..
Figure 33. Spirit Lamps, with concentric wick and double current of air, on Professor Rose's principle, mounted on a stand.
Figure 34 and 35. Lamps, Hydrogen, 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 28-35. Lamps.” 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/r08cysh.
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