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Images of alchemical apparatus

Other chemical utensils from Andreas Libavius, Alchymia..., 1606.

A. Crystallising dish.
B. Small dishes for the quartation of gold.
C. Small dishes of gold and glass.
D. Glass funnel.
E. Vessel for separating oils heavier than water.
F. Vessel for separating oils lighter than water.
G. Filtering vessel.
H. Casting mould.
I, K. Gratings.
L, M. Diopters (for protecting the eyes).
N, O, P, Q. Troughs for gold-washing.
R. Flask stand with lead ring.
S. Metal shears.
T, V. Casting ladles.

Alchemical imagery

Graphic signs for
substances and processes

Images of alchemical apparatus, from Greek, Arabic and European sources.
Alchemical emblematic
imagery from books and

Paintings on alchemical themes

Other material:
Enochian, Rosicrucian or Elemental Chess
Alchemical music [from Atalanta fugiens