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Lead chambers for large-scale production of sulphuric acid (Oil of Vitriol or HS204.) [1874]. Sectional view showing the process from begging to end from the furnace (left) to the denitrating (or Glover) tower (right). One of the most important of industrial chemicals, incorporating Gay-Lussac's (1778-1850) and John Glover's (1817-1902) refinements. From 'The Popular Encyclopedia'. (London, 1874). Engraving.

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Lead chambers for large-scale production of sulphuric acid (Oil of Vitriol or HS204.) [1874]. Sectional view showing the process from begging to end from the furnace (left) to the denitrating (or Glover) tower (right). One of the most important of industrial chemicals, incorporating Gay-Lussac's (1778-1850) and John Glover's (1817-1902) refinements. From 'The Popular Encyclopedia'. (London, 1874). Engraving.