Entitled "The Rubbish Heap of a Chemical Industry," photographic reproduction depicts mounds of alkali waste at the United Alkali Company Limited plant in St. Rollox, Glasgow, Scotland. Smoke stacks can be seen in the background.
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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United Alkali Company Limited. “Alkali Waste Mounds at the United Alkali Company Limited Chemical Plant.” The Romance of Modern Chemistry. London, England, 1909. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/v979v456f.
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