The frontispiece from William Lewis, Commercium Philosophico-Technicum . . . (London, 1765), a book about usefulness of chemistry to commerce. In addition to the balances, beakers, mortars, and other laboratory equipment, the image includes at least a dozen different furnaces. A picture of a glassmaker's kiln hangs on the wall at the back of the room.

From The creation of color in eighteenth-century Europe by Sarah Lowengard

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  • Interior of a chemical laboratory. The frontispiece from William Lewis, Commercium Philosophico-Technicum . . . (London, 1765), a book about usefulness of chemistry to commerce. In addition to the balances, beakers, mortars, and other laboratory equipment, the image includes at least a dozen different furnaces. A picture of a glassmaker's kiln hangs on the wall at the back of the room.