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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


Fixation and sublimation



Fixation and sublimation
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