Alchemy

Snakes and Letters

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The Masters of Nature

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The Alchemist in His Study with a Woman Making Lace

The Art Detective

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A 16th-century engraving of an alchemist adding a scorpion to a mixture. (Wellcome Library)

The Language of Alchemy

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Painting Like It’s 1699

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Detail from An Alchemist’s Laboratory

Gold, Secrecy, and Prestige

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Recherches Chimiques

Materials Matter

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Trial by Fire

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Deborah Harkness

Facts and Fictions

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The Shannon Portrait of the Hon. Robert Boyle F. R. S., by Johann Kerseboom, 1689. Science History Institute/Will Brown

Robert Boyle

Historical Profile

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Mark of Pierre Viart

Of Woodcuts and Metalcuts

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Recipes and Extracts on Alchemy, Medicine, Metal-Working, Cosmetics, Veterinary Science, Agriculture, Wine-Making, and Other Subjects

The Philosophers’ Stove

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Double Vision

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Natural Magick

Laws of Attraction

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Party Spirits

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Alchemy After Dark

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The Unsuccessful Alchemists - Trying to Make Political Gold for Blaine out of Anti-Cleveland Dross (1882)

Political Potions

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The Secrets of Alchemy

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A depiction of Jābir ibn Hayyan, after a 15th century portrait.

What’s in a Name?

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The Alchemical Quest

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Title page of Boyle’s Sceptical Chymist

Alchemists, Unite!

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Query 31 in Opticks

Last Words

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Playing It Safe?

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Novum Organum

Roads to Revolution

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Pandora, That Is, the Noblest Gift of God

Pandora’s Secrets

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Ptolemaic armillary sphere

Out of Obscurity

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Atalanta fugiens by Michael Maier

Maidens and Other Marvels

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Alchemical Reflection

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Making Modernity exhibition at the Museum at CHF.

Images of Modernity

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Alchemy

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Tyrocinium chymicum

Liar, Liar, Lead on Fire

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Detail of frontispiece from The Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes

London Calling

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