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Extracted from the page 43 of the second part of Kircher's 'Mundus Subterraneus', in which Kircher describes a method of creating a liquid that is capable of dyeing marble both on the surface and within.

Subject: Industry

Reference number
CLP/2/23
Earliest possible date
17th century
Physical description
Ink on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Extract, 'Kirchers way of sinking colors into marble' by [Athanasius] Kircher, 17th century, CLP/2/23, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_2_23/extract-kirchers-way-of-sinking-colors-into-marble-by-athanasius-kircher, accessed on 18 June 2024

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