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Alchemy on the Cutting Edge (2014) - Lawrence M. Principe

Creator:
Smithsonian Libraries  Search this
Type:
Lectures
YouTube Videos
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2015-01-20T21:47:26.000Z
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The Great Balloon, or Whig Aerostation

Publisher:
E. Lloyd  Search this
Medium:
Print, Wood Engraving on Paper, Colored
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 43.2 x 22.9cm (17 x 9 in.)
Type:
ART-Prints, Original
Country of Origin:
United Kingdom
Credit Line:
Gift of Harry F. Guggenheim
Inventory Number:
A19680054000
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The Grand Republican

Artist:
Bernard Brussel-Smith  Search this
Medium:
Print, Wood Engraving on Paper
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 43.2 × 31.9cm (1 ft. 5 in. × 1 ft. 9/16 in.)
Type:
ART-Prints, Original
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by Bernard Brussel-Smith
Inventory Number:
A19690354006
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The Chinese Pagoda and Bridge

Publisher:
James Whittle  Search this
Richard Holmes  Search this
Medium:
Print, Engraving on Paper, Colored
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 31.1 × 45.7cm (1 ft. 1/4 in. × 1 ft. 6 in.)
Type:
ART-Prints, Original
Country of Origin:
United Kingdom
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Constance Morss Fiske in memory of Gardiner H. Fiske
Inventory Number:
A19930211000
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Fete du 14 Juillet an IX

Medium:
Print, on Paper, Colored
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 26 × 41.3cm (10 1/4 in. × 1 ft. 4 1/4 in.)
Type:
ART-Prints, Original
Country of Origin:
France
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Constance Morss Fiske in memory of Gardiner H. Fiske
Inventory Number:
A19930234000
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The Ariel

Publisher:
Ackermann & Co.  Search this
Artist:
W. L. Walton  Search this
Medium:
Print, Lithograph on Paper, Colored
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 33.3 × 39.8cm (1 ft. 1 1/8 in. × 1 ft. 3 11/16 in.)
Type:
ART-Prints, Original
Country of Origin:
United Kingdom
Credit Line:
Donor: Unknown
Inventory Number:
A19780293000
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Un Train de Plaisir Aérien

Artist:
Honoré Daumier  Search this
Publisher:
Maison Martinet  Search this
Medium:
Print, Lithograph on Newsprint
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W) (Print): 36.5 × 24.1cm (1 ft. 2 3/8 in. × 9 1/2 in.)
2-D - Unframed (H x W) (Matted): 40.6 × 30.5cm (1 ft. 4 in. × 1 ft.)
Type:
ART-Prints, Original
Country of Origin:
France
Credit Line:
Gift of Harry F. Guggenheim
Inventory Number:
A19680068000
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Henry Wurtz Papers

Author:
Wurtz, Henry, 1828-1910  Search this
Collector:
Physical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).  Search this
Physical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).  Search this
Names:
American Whig Society  Search this
Union Chemical Manufacturing Company  Search this
Wurtz, Henry, 1828-1910  Search this
Extent:
2 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Catalogs
Photographs
Certificates
Notebooks
Correspondence
Date:
1861-1885
Summary:
Wurtz's scheme, presented in a report to the stockholders, was a new method for the dry distillation of non-caking coal to obtain liquid oils and paraffin. Included in this box are: the report to the stockholders of the Union Chemical Manufacturing Co., 1883; patent specifications, 1881; correspondence with the Patent Office, prospectus on coal distillation, 1885; a notebook of minutes from meetings of Union Chemical Manufacturing Co., 1881-1883.
Scope and Contents:
These papers include items concerning the Union Chemical Manufacturing Company, 1883-1885, on dry destructive distillation of coal to make liquid oils and paraffins, including: patent specifications, 1881; report to the stockholders of the Company, 1883; correspondence with the Patent Office; correspondence regarding the Company, 1883-1884; prospectus on coal distillation, 1885; and a notebook of minutes from meetings of the Company, 1881-1883.

Also included is material relating to Wurtz's interest in petroleum distillation, 1884-1885, consisting of newsclippings, contracts, proofs and gallerys of prospectus, and correspondence with perspective investors. Also, correspondence with A.R. Leeds and F.W. Clarke and other chemists regarding Wurtz's desire to find a new assistant; "The Book of Inventions, made by Henry Wurtz from about 1850, Compilation and Arrangement, from Scattered Notes, Commenced in September 1861, by H.W."; a copy of a letter to Joseph Henry from Wurtz relating to warlike inventions, November 9, 1861; photographs of Wurtz family; certificate of membership in the Whig Society at the College of New Jersey (later, Princeton), 1848; and scientific instruments catalogues, 1882-1884.
Arrangement:
Divided into six series: (1) Union Chemical Manufacturing Company, 1883-1885; (2) Petroleum Distillation and Miscellaneous Chemical Consulting, 1884-1885; (3) Book of Inventions, 1861; (4) Wurtz Biographical Material and Family Photographs; (5) Publications; (6) Whig Society Certificate, 1848.
Biographical / Historical:
Henry Wurtz (c. 1828-1910), chemist and editor, contributed to both the theory and practice of chemistry. He studied at the College of New Jersey (later Princeton), where his interest in scientific pursuits was awakened by studies under Joseph Henry and John Torrey. Between 1854 and 1856 he was state chemist and geologist of the New Jersey Geological Survey. In 1858 he was appointed professor of chemistry and pharmacy at the National Medical College of Washington, D.C. (later George Washington University). During this connection he served as chemical examiner in the United States Patent Office. In 1861 in New York he opened a private laboratory for general consulting work. During the years 1877-1887 he was engaged in developing processes for increasing the yields of paraffin oils and other by products of the distillation of coal. He devoted the remaining years of his life to his private consulting practice and took out numerous patents relating to the distillation of paraffin hydrocarbons and other chemical products.

Opened a private laboratory in New York for general consulting work, 1861. During 1877-1887 developed processes for increasing yields of paraffin oils and other by-products of coal distillation. Devoted remaining years of his life to private consulting practice and received numerous patents relating to the distillation of paraffin hydrocarbons and other chemical products.
Separated Materials:
2 glass plate negatives removed from collection and held in OIPP library with negative numbers 83-1890 & 83-1891.
Provenance:
Gift of Richard Wurtz (Litchfield, Connecticut).
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Inventions -- United States -- History -- 19th century  Search this
Chemical engineering -- Patents  Search this
Alkylation  Search this
Petroleum, Synthetic  Search this
Coal liquefaction  Search this
Distillation, Fractional  Search this
Genre/Form:
Catalogs -- 1820-1910
Photographs -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass -- 19th century
Certificates
Notebooks -- 1850-1900
Correspondence -- 19th century
Citation:
Henry Wurtz Papers, 1861-1885, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0006
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Union Chemical Manufacturing Company

Creator:
Wurtz, Henry, 1828-1910  Search this
Union Chemical Manufacturing Company  Search this
Names:
Union Chemical Manufacturing Company  Search this
Collection Author:
Wurtz, Henry, 1828-1910  Search this
Collection Collector:
Physical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).  Search this
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Minutes
Patents
Date:
1883 - 1885
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Alkylation  Search this
Petroleum, Synthetic  Search this
Fischer-Tropsch process  Search this
Coal liquefaction -- Patents  Search this
Coal  Search this
Chemistry -- 19th century  Search this
Chemical engineering -- Patents  Search this
Distillation, Fractional  Search this
Genre/Form:
Minutes
Patents
Collection Citation:
Henry Wurtz Papers, 1861-1885, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0006, Series 1
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Moon Machine

Artist:
Bernard Brussel-Smith  Search this
Medium:
Print, Wood Engraving on Paper
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 43.3 × 31.7cm (1 ft. 5 1/16 in. × 1 ft. 1/2 in.)
Type:
ART-Prints, Original
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by Bernard Brussel-Smith
Inventory Number:
A19690354050
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The First Carriage, the Ariel

Publisher:
Ackermann & Co.  Search this
Artist:
W. L. Walton  Search this
Medium:
Print, Lithograph on Paper
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 34.1 × 41.8cm (1 ft. 1 7/16 in. × 1 ft. 4 7/16 in.)
Type:
ART-Prints, Original
Country of Origin:
United Kingdom
Credit Line:
Gift of Harry F. Guggenheim
Inventory Number:
A19680200000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Beaker

Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 4 1/2 in; 7.62 cm x 11.43 cm
overall: 4 7/16 in x 3 5/16 in x 2 7/8 in; 11.27125 cm x 8.41375 cm x 7.3025 cm
Object Name:
Beaker
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey
Date made:
19th century
1800-1900
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Derek J. Price
ID Number:
CH.315225.1
Accession number:
218474
Catalog number:
315225.1
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Beaker

Measurements:
overall: 2 3/4 in x 5 in; 6.985 cm x 12.7 cm
overall: 4 7/8 in x 3 3/16 in x 2 7/8 in; 12.3825 cm x 8.09625 cm x 7.3025 cm
Object Name:
Beaker, Chemical
Beaker
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey
Date made:
19th century
1800-1900 19th centur
1800-1900
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Derek J. Price
ID Number:
CH.315225.2
Catalog number:
315225.2
Accession number:
218474
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Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974

Creator:
Jacques Seligmann & Co.  Search this
Jacques Seligmann & Co.  Search this
Subject:
Hauke, Cesar M. de (Cesar Mange)  Search this
Glaenzer, Eugene  Search this
Haardt, Georges  Search this
Seligman, Germain  Search this
Seligmann, Arnold  Search this
Parker, Theresa D.  Search this
Waegen, Rolf Hans  Search this
Trevor, Clyfford  Search this
Seligmann, René  Search this
Seligmann, Jacques  Search this
De Hauke & Co., Inc.  Search this
Jacques Seligmann & Co  Search this
Eugene Glaenzer & Co.  Search this
Germain Seligmann & Co.  Search this
Gersel  Search this
Type:
Gallery records
Topic:
Mackay, Clarence Hungerford, 1874-1938 -- Art collections  Search this
Schiff, Mortimer L. -- Art collections  Search this
Arenberg, duc d' -- Art collections  Search this
Liechtenstein, House of -- Art collections  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- France -- Paris  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war  Search this
La Fresnaye, Roger de, 1885-1925  Search this
Art, Renaissance  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Art treasures in war  Search this
Art, European  Search this
Theme:
The Art Market  Search this
Art Gallery Records  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9936
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212486
AAA_collcode_jacqself
Theme:
The Art Market
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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Ornithopter

Artist:
Bernard Brussel-Smith  Search this
Medium:
Print, Wood Engraving on Paper
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 43.2 x 31.1cm (17 in. x 12 1/4 in.)
Type:
ART-Prints, Original
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by Bernard Brussel-Smith
Inventory Number:
A19690354028
Restrictions & Rights:
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Steam Airliner

Artist:
Bernard Brussel-Smith  Search this
Medium:
Print, Wood Engraving on Paper
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 42.9 × 32.1cm (1 ft. 4 7/8 in. × 1 ft. 5/8 in.)
Type:
ART-Prints, Original
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by Bernard Brussel-Smith
Inventory Number:
A19690354039
Restrictions & Rights:
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Greens Grosser Luftballon im Lande der Antipoden

Artist:
Johann Wenzel Zinke  Search this
Medium:
Print, Engraving on Paper, Colored
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 24.1 × 31cm (9 1/2 in. × 1 ft. 3/16 in.)
Type:
ART-Prints, Original
Country of Origin:
Austria
Credit Line:
Donor: Mr. Thomas A. Knowles
Inventory Number:
A20000734000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Print, Lithograph on Newsprint

Artist:
Honoré Daumier  Search this
Publisher:
Maison Martinet  Search this
Medium:
Print, Lithograph on Newsprint
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 32.4 × 23.5cm (1 ft. 3/4 in. × 9 1/4 in.)
Type:
ART-Prints, Original
Country of Origin:
France
Credit Line:
Donor: Mr. Thomas A. Knowles
Inventory Number:
A20000746000
Restrictions & Rights:
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City of New York Balloon

Artist:
J. J. Griffin  Search this
Medium:
Painting, Gouache on Board
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 44.1 x 36.5cm (17 3/8 x 14 3/8 in.)
Type:
ART-Paintings
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. Richard A. Forman
Inventory Number:
A19770937000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Montgolfier's Balloon in the Presence of the King and Queen

Medium:
Print, Etching on Laid Paper, Hand Colored
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 30.5 x 43.2cm (12 x 17 in.)
7 7/8X9 7/8,20 3/4X18 3/4 FRMD
Type:
ART-Prints, Original
Country of Origin:
France
Credit Line:
Donor: Unknown
Inventory Number:
A19780297000
Restrictions & Rights:
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