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From alchemy to chemistry, 19th century Featured John Chapman Print

From alchemy to chemistry, 19th century

From alchemy to chemistry, 19th-century artwork. Alchemy is represented by the middle-aged man in the foreground, carrying out a distillation with an alembic. The female muse figure behind him holds a globe representing the world. The young man in the background at left represents the new science of chemistry. He is using a lens to focus sunlight and heat an object inside a bell jar. Modern chemistry began to emerge in the late 18th century. This engraving by the English artist John Chapman was published in 1805 as Chemistry in Encyclopaedia Londinensis. The original work was by the English artist Richard Corbould (1757-1831)

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