An alchemist wearing a green robe uses a pair of bellows to control the heat of the fire beneath his crucible. Other vessels sit on the furnace at his side, and to his left a large still-head for distillation rests over a portable stove. In the background are three men conversing, one examining a flask of liquid, likely performing urinoscopy.
Commissioned by Chester Garfield Fisher, ca. 1928-1965 (for Fisher Scientific).
Fisher Scientific, Pittsburgh, PA; Fisher Scientific International Inc., Hampton, NH.
The Chemical Heritage Foundation, 2000 (from Fisher Scientific International).
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|Rights||Public Domain Mark 1.0|
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