Images of alchemical apparatus

This series of 12 woodcuts of alchemical and distilling apparatus is taken from Geber's Works, London 1678.



The calcinatory furnace


The sublimatory furnace

The distillatory furnace

The descensory furnace

The fusion or melting furnace

The descensory furnace

The water-bath furnace

Sublimation

Fixation and sublimation

Descension

Vessels

Fixation and sublimation