Nitrous Oxide Preparation
An apparatus used to produce and capture nitrous oxide. A flask containing ammonium nitrate is heated, which will produce water and nitrous oxide. The water drips into the bottle provided and the nitrous oxide is collected in the inverted bottle.
Brownlee, Raymond B., Fuller, Robert W., Hancock, William J., Sohon, Michael D., Whitsit, Jesee E. First Principles of Chemistry (Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1907) 186
Courtesy the private collection of Roy Winkelman