Color plate depicts arctic explorers using dynamite to open a channel through ice. The explorers stand on the ice holding ice picks. An explosion occurs on the horizon with a masted ship seen in the distance.
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 43: Arctic Explorers Using Dynamite to Open a Channel through the Ice.” 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/tji99ft.
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