The 'Wonderful Properties of Glass': Liebig's Kaliapparat and the Practice of Chemistry in Glass.

Title: 
The 'Wonderful Properties of Glass': Liebig's Kaliapparat and the Practice of Chemistry in Glass.

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Author/Artist: 
Jackson, Catherine M.
Published In: 
Isis, v. 106, no. 1 (Mar. 2015), pp. 43-69, ill. 0021-1753
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Bib ID: 
AI99809
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Location: 
Periodicals
Call Number: 
PER Q124.6 .I81
Notes: 
"This essay uses manuals of specifically chemical glassblowing published between about 1825 and 1835 to show that early nineteenth-century chemists began using glass in distinctly new ways and that their appropriation of glassblowing skill had profoundly important effects on the emerging discipline of chemistry."