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Images of alchemical apparatus and laboratory equipment.

Early Greek, Arabic and Indian manuscript drawings:

Images from Greek alchemical manuscripts
Images from Greek alchemical manuscript in Venice
Images from Greek alchemical manuscripts in Paris
Drawings from the Book of Crates
Drawings from a medieval Syrian manuscript
Late mediaeval Indian alchemical apparatus.
Indian alchemical apparatus

Woodcuts from European alchemical books:

Chemical utensils from Libavius Alchymia, 1606
Vessels for digestion and circulation from Libavius Alchymia
Still heads from Libavius Alchymia
Other chemical utensils from Libavius Alchymia
Receivers from Libavius Alchymia
Apparatus for analysis and separation from Andreas Libavius Alchymia
Idealised design for a chemical institute, from Alchymia
42 woodcuts of alchemical and distilling apparatus from John French The art of distillation
12 woodcuts of alchemical apparatus from Geber's Works
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