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Images of alchemical apparatus

Receivers from Andreas Libavius, Alchymia..., 1606.

1. Large tubulated ampulla, of iron or pottery.
2. Simple bulbous ampulla.
3. Closed receiver.
4, 5, 6. Twin receivers.
7. Receiver with two bulbs.
8. "Thieve's" receiver.
9. Ordinary receiver.
10. Cucurbita receiver.

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