Image from page 412 of “American journal of pharmacy” (1829) – Philadelphia Picture

Identifier: americanjournal89phil
Title: American journal of pharmacy
Year: 1829 (1820s)
Authors: Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science
Subjects: Pharmacy
Publisher: Philadelphia
Contributing Library: Gerstein – University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto

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mo-tors varying in power from -jV h. p. to 10 h. p.; attachment for pro-jection apparatus in the lecture room and two laboratories; alberenestone sinks; fire protection on every floor, etc. The building wasconstructed by erecting within the old stone walls a strong steelskeleton for the walls, floors and roof. The floors are constructedof tile set in between steel crossbeams. A substantial groutingcovers the tiles and something over one inch of solid finish cementover the grouting. The cement floor is covered with a special ce-ment paint, giving a very smooth and sanitary floor. The thickpaint consisting of several coats takes away much of the hardnessof the cement floor. A central hall divides the building on all floors into two equalhalves. The west half of the full-height and fully lighted basementis connected with the adjoining medicinal plant laboratory by a tun-nel. This half of the building is devoted to a commercial pharma- ^epteerfp ) ^ Well-Equipped College of Pharnmcy. 405

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(J rrt .^^ hJ aj s M (U (X, 4o6 A Well-Equipped College of Pharmacy. (^^e■p£mber^T7. cognosy laboratory, a students lunch and locker room, and a suiteof three rooms for photographic purposes consisting of a dark room,a developing room and a camera room. The photographic depart-ment is furnished with an arc lamp, mercury lamps, and with otherequipment required for general photographic and micro-photo-graphic work. The east half of this floor contains a large pharma-ceutical manufacturing laboratory for the rougher work, a lockerroom and a storage room. There are two front entrances and threerear entrances to this lower floor. The central rear entrance leadsinto the sub-basement unpacking room, from which room shipmentsand material are distributed to the respective parts of the buildingby the elevator, which has its lower terminus in this room. Nearbya room supplies space for acids and inflammable chemicals and inone of the angles of the room the motor for the vacuum cleani

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Tagged: , bookid:americanjournal89phil , bookyear:1829 , bookdecade:1820 , bookcentury:1800 , bookauthor:Philadelphia_College_of_Pharmacy_and_Science , booksubject:Pharmacy , bookpublisher:Philadelphia , bookcontributor:Gerstein___University_of_Toronto , booksponsor:University_of_Toronto , bookleafnumber:412 , bookcollection:gerstein , bookcollection:toronto , bookcollection:medicalheritagelibrary

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