Images of alchemical apparatus and laboratory equipment.
Early Greek, Arabic and Indian manuscript drawings:


Greek

Alexandrian


Book of Crates


Syrian


Indian


Chinese

Arabic

European Manuscripts

Books of distillation

Early Chemical Industry

Pharmacies

16th Cent equipment


17th Cent equipment


18th Cent equipment




Drawings from European alchemical manuscripts:

Pen drawings in manuscript of Harttung vom Hoff, 1557.


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