Inside an alchemical laboratory is an old man stirring a pot while reading a book; in the background are four assistants near a fire.
A Paris chez Basan, rue du Foin.
Listen to the latest episodes of CHF’s award-winning science podcast.
Help us preserve and share the history of chemistry and related sciences. Make a tax-deductible donation online.
Bakelite billiard ball
©2010 Chemical Heritage Foundation