Boy's Own Paper,  2 (1879–80), 189–90.

Winter Indoor Experiments. Chemical Experiments  [1/10]



Serial—Introduction; Instructions


Amusement, Chemistry, Heat, Light

People mentioned:

Henri Braconnot , Humphry Davy

    Begins by pointing out that the ability of science to 'change our old linen into sugar' is 'magical' and that 'Nothing can approach natural magic'. Asserting that its object is 'to amuse' provides chemical recipes for producing such effects as 'Fire from Water' and 'Chameleon Pictures'. (190)

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