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Distillations Magazine

Distillations Magazine

The latest issue of CHF’s magazine looks at the ways storytelling helps clarify or distort our view of the world.

 Books of Secrets: Writing and Reading Alchemy

Books of Secrets

Explore the written word in alchemical practice through CHF’s late medieval manuscripts, paintings, and early printed books.

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  • Chemistry, Engraved by J. Chapman

    Detail of Chemistry, Engraved by J. Chapman

    Portrait of F. W. Clarke

    Portrait of F. W. Clarke.

    <em>Dell' elixir vitae</em>

    Donato d’Eremita, Dell' elixir vitae (1624)

    Prototype for the Perkin-Elmer Model 12 Infrared Spectrophotometer

    Prototype for the Perkin-Elmer Model 12 Infrared Spectrophotometer

    Sears Chemistry Set

    Sears Chemistry Set, ca. 1958

    The Chemist, Edward Allen Schmidt, 19th century

    Detail of The Chemist, Edward Allen Schmidt, 19th century

    Comparison of Fertilizers, Fixed Nitrogen Research Laboratory

    Comparison of Fertilizers, Fixed Nitrogen Research Laboratory

    Hippocrates chymicus

    Otto Tachenius, Hippocrates chymicus (1677)

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