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Beyond pharmacy blog

All posts from: June 2011

Alembics and their origin in alchemy

Posted by: Bystander PJThu, 2 Jun 2011

In my series of pieces discussing the symbology of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s arms I have now reached the shield’s fourth quarter (ie, bottom right), which depicts the early distillation equipment of “an alembic and receiver”. 

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